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A Greek Bronze Cosmetic Vessel, Hellenistic Period, ca. 3rd - 1st Centuries BC

GB1805

The cylindrical body tapers to a pointed base decorated with three incised rings,  straight neck with a wide flat rim, two circular handles applied at the shoulder for suspension.

Dimensions: Height: 6 inches (15.2 cm)

Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.

Provenance: Forming part of the Lenman/Stohlman collection assembled by the Washington D.C. socialite Miss Isobel H. Lenman (1845 - 1931), in the early 1900’s. Loaned and accessioned by the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., between 1916 and 1921 where it was exhibited until her death in 1931. Thereafter, the collection was returned to her heirs and sold around 1937 to Dr. Martin Stohlman, remaining with the Stohlman family until 2011.


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