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Lot 0008
**Originally Listed At $400**

Greece, Athens, Attic period, ca. 5th century BCE. A pretty ceramic skyphos, a cup for drinking wine, with a delicate form and a register of floral symbols, standing human figures, and lions. On one side is a lioness, and on the other is a lion, both standing in identical poses. The lions were ancient symbols of fierceness and power, as well as favored items to be hunted, especially in the ancient Near East. Size: 4.5" W x 3" H (11.4 cm x 7.6 cm)

Provenance: private Ventura County, California, USA collection

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Repaired from multiple pieces, with areas of restoration. Missing one handle.

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Greek Attic White Ground Pottery Skyphos - Lions

Estimate $800 - $1,200
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