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Magna Graecia, Italy, Apulia/Daunian, ca. 4th century BCE. A bichrome kyathos (dipper), a Greek form with a South Italic style found in the geometric motifs painted in black on the cream-colored body and the broad strap handle with a zoomorphic form. The dipper has a broad, shallow bowl with a narrow flared rim; at one side, the handle rises in twin sharp points that resemble the horns of an antelope. Eyes and geometric designs complete the animal motif. Size: 6.95" W x 5" H (17.7 cm x 12.7 cm)

Provenance: Ex- Collection of James Farmer, Maryland,

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Handle and area around it have been repaired from multiple pieces. Small chips from rim and loss to one horn. Excellent remaining pigment.

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Daunian Bi-Chrome Pottery Kyathos - Face Handle

Estimate $800 - $1,200Mar 2, 2017
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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