DAUNIAN TERACOTTA KYATHOS

DAUNIAN TERACOTTA KYATHOS

Shallow bowl with broad and high arching and looped handle with applied disc ‘eye’ knobs imitating rivets and stylised ‘animal head’ on top, now missing, decorated with geometric patterns in umber, black and red paint. Used as a ladle for dipping diluted wine from larger mixing bowl

Ex priv. coll. Prof. dr. A.B., Netherlands, acq. from Galerie Cahn, Basel 2005
H. 4 cm; diam. rim 13,1 cm. Handle repaired

550 – 450 BC

Cf. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, acc. nr. 65.11.8

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