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CORINTHIAN POTTERY ARYBALLOS IN THE FORM OF AN OWL

standing with its head turned sharply to its left, its wings closed, its plumage detailed in dark brown, opening in the head, feet pierced for suspension. Rare.

Ca. 6th Century BC

H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm.)

Ex J.M.E. collection, New York, acquired December 2004; Leo Mildenburg collection.

Published: A.Kozloff, Animals in Ancient Art from the Leo Mildenberg Collection, Cleveland, 1981, no. 93; U. Gehrig, ed., Tierbilder aus vier Jahrtausenden, Antiken der Sammlung Mildenberg, Mainz am Rhein, 1983, no. 93. G. Zahlhaas, Aus Noahs Arche, Tierbilder de Sammlung Mildenberg aus fünf Jahrtausenden, Part IV, Mainz am Rhein, 1996, no. 30. P.E. Mottahedeh, ed., Out of Noah's Art, Animals in Ancient Art from the Leo Mildenberg Collection, Jerusalem, 1997, no. 30.


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