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Skyphos

Gnathia, 3rd century BC
Black-glazed light brown clay, red slip, added white.
H 10.1 cm

Tall, almost entirely black-glazed skyphos with two horizontal handles on opposite sides and a base ring. The outer rim is decorated with an incised egg pattern with white filling and white dots in between. Above the egg-pattern one and below it two incised lines. On both sides three incised branches with white ivy leaves. In between small white blossoms on one side. Above the base a band with red slip. Unbroken, added white partly faded.

                                   

              

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The British Museum number: 1978,0311.13 

Provenance

German private collection R. and R. H., acquired 1981 on the German Art market.

Price
€ 550
Item
7328