Charles Ede, Ltd. (London, England)
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Greece (Corinth) (Place Created)
about 570 B.C.
7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)
Gift of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman
During the 700s and 600s B.C., images of animals and monsters often decorated luxury items imported to Greece from the
One leg of this
The tripod pyxis was a small container meant to hold jewelry, cosmetics, or other little items. Originally, this pyxis would have had a lid, which is now missing.
Charles Ede Ltd., London. Corinthian Pottery 8, 1992, no. 18.
True, Marion, and Kenneth Hamma, eds. A Passion For Antiquities. Ancient Art from the Collection of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, exh. cat. (Malibu: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1994), p. 353, cat. no. 193.
"Museum Acquisitions Between July 1, 1996, and June 30, 1998." The Report of the J. Paul Getty Trust (1997-98), p. 67.