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Gorgeous Greek Campanian Footed Skyphos, ex-Royal Athena
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Magna Graecia, South Italic Colonies, Campania, ca. 3rd century BCE. A gorgeous wheel-thrown Calene ware skyphos of elegant form exhibiting its characteristic black glaze and impressed patterns. The vessel features a squat, tiered foot, a hemispherical body with upturned walls, and a pair of slender handles that curve and arch out to the sides. Within the center of the basin is a quartet of petite stamped palmettes with radiating upper leaves, and surrounding the vegetal gathering are 4 concentric rings comprised of gently slanted frets. The entire vessel is covered in lustrous black glaze that has developed areas of silvery iridescence. Size (w/ handles): 6.8" L x 4.25" W x 2.8" H (17.3 cm x 10.8 cm x 7.1 cm)

Provenance: ex-Royal Athena Galleries, New York, New York, USA; ex-J.M. Eisenberg collection, New York, USA, acquired from Christie's, London, South Kensington, April 12, 1988

#171572
Condition
Minor abrasions and nicks, with very light encrustations, otherwise intact and excellent. Great preservation to stamped motifs within basin, and nice silvery iridescence across glazed surfaces. Old inventory label beneath foot.
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Gorgeous Greek Campanian Footed Skyphos, ex-Royal Athena

Estimate $900 - $1,500
Jun 22, 2022
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Starting Price $500
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0009A: Gorgeous Greek Campanian Footed Skyphos, ex-Royal Athena

Sold for $800
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Est. $900 - $1,500Starting Price $500
Variety Auction | Antiquities & Ethnographica
Jun 22, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0009A Details

Description
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Magna Graecia, South Italic Colonies, Campania, ca. 3rd century BCE. A gorgeous wheel-thrown Calene ware skyphos of elegant form exhibiting its characteristic black glaze and impressed patterns. The vessel features a squat, tiered foot, a hemispherical body with upturned walls, and a pair of slender handles that curve and arch out to the sides. Within the center of the basin is a quartet of petite stamped palmettes with radiating upper leaves, and surrounding the vegetal gathering are 4 concentric rings comprised of gently slanted frets. The entire vessel is covered in lustrous black glaze that has developed areas of silvery iridescence. Size (w/ handles): 6.8" L x 4.25" W x 2.8" H (17.3 cm x 10.8 cm x 7.1 cm)

Provenance: ex-Royal Athena Galleries, New York, New York, USA; ex-J.M. Eisenberg collection, New York, USA, acquired from Christie's, London, South Kensington, April 12, 1988

#171572
Condition
...
Minor abrasions and nicks, with very light encrustations, otherwise intact and excellent. Great preservation to stamped motifs within basin, and nice silvery iridescence across glazed surfaces. Old inventory label beneath foot.

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