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Ancient Greek colonies of Asia Minor, Ionia, ca. 5th to 4th century BCE. A beautiful example of a deep kylix - a cup for drinking - with twin horizontal loop handles emerging form a rounded body, all upon a small, pronounced concave foot. The exterior is decorated with a single red band at the upper end of the cup that continues to the handles which also feature black pigment at their ends; the rest of the body is black over red with wonderful brush marks demonstrating the artist's hand continuing down the body and covering the foot. Size: 6.75" handle span x 3.875" H (17.1 cm x 9.8 cm)

Provenance: private Schroeder collection, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, acquired before 1970

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#123914

Condition

One handle reattached. Repairs to rim and walls with small losses. Expected surface wear with scuffs and nicks as shown as well as mineral deposits.

Starting Bid

$225.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

Greek Ionian Pottery Skyphos - Rare Form

Estimate $400 - $600Dec 20, 2017
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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