Description The body of the pyxis is decorated with a bull, griffin, and dog in profile with volutes on each side of the dog separating it from the other creatures. The lid is decorated by a pattern of palmettes and volutes surrounded by a border of egg-and-dart. There is a hole in the center of the lid where a knob handle would have attached.
|6/03/1987||Examination||examined for condition|
Provenance Sotheby, Wilkinson, and Hodge Sale, London, May 23-24, 1921, lot no. 243; Henry Walters, Baltimore 1921, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1921
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