Canosan pottery pyxis with lid

The gently flaring cylindrical body, with two registers of repeating geometric motifs, the lid with a raised, bifurcated ring, the central recessed area with a rosette, the outer edge with egg and dart motifs, with white slip, details in added red and blue  

Hellenistic period, 3rd-2nd century B.C.
H. 11.3 cm (4 29⁄64 in) Diam. 16.4 cm (6 29⁄64 in)

Art market, Switzerland, 1986
Private collection, Switzerland, acquired from the above

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