Beautiful Messapian Kantharos from circa 425 B.C. in perfect condition. Superbly preserved cream colour slip with dark reddish brown decorations surrounding the body, handle and inside rim. Down turned rays on the outside rim and floral decorations; all in classic Daunian style. Elegant high bellied body with wide rim and flaring foot. The strap handles are intact and flow right into the rim and belly. ...click for details
Apulia, Magna Graecia, South Eastern Italy, circa 400-350 BC. A large stemed pottery dish with black glaze on red terracotta, raised footring and decorated with an unglazed circle.
Size: 157 mm., large for the type.
Condition: Superb, perfect and with a fine gloxxy glaze.
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