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Askos in the Form of a Duck
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Askos in the Form of a Duck


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Description This askos has a rounded flaring rim, painted black. It's neck has a concave profile and is glazed black outside and inside. It has a single strap handle. It has a duck body with a flat base, black on the exterior and is reserved on the underside. The bill, eye, and details of the wings are black. The irises of the eyes are reserved.
Provenance Dr. Frederick G. Stern, Potomac, Maryland [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1984, by gift.
Credit Gift of Dr. Frederick G. Stern, 1984

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Period
second half 5th century BCE (Classical)
Medium
terracotta
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.2516
Measurements
H: 3 1/16 × W: 2 3/8 × L: 4 7/16 in. (7.7 × 6 × 11.2 cm)
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Not On View

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