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A Red-Figure Xenonware Oinochoi with Swan, Magna Grecia, ca. 4th century BC

The small pottery pouring vessel sits on low ring base, with trefoil rim and attached strap handle behind, the bulbous body features a charming red-figure painted swan at front center with a beautiful dark red element around its face and body.  The neck, molded with a fluid-like snake effect, guides the eye to its well painted beak. Decorative elements of parallel and horizontal lines circumference the bird creating a portraiture effect. 

Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.

Dimensions: Height: 2.5 inches (6.35 cm), Width: 1 inch (2.54 cm) 

Provenance:  Private NYC collection, acquired from Royal Athena Gallery, NYC

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