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Xenon ware trefoil oinochoe, Apulian, 400-350 BC

Xenon ware trefoil oinochoe, Apulian, 400-350 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1318455
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $650.00 
Trefoil lipped oinochoe with a high handle slightly arched on top. The flat shoulder is decorated with rays in applied red, a downward wave pattern and a laurel wreath with berries go around the ovoid body.
The pronounced modeling orientates on more expensive jugs made in metal.
For a related item cf. no. 192 in: John W. Hayes. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto 1984.
Ceramic
Apulian, first half of the 4th Century B.C.
H. 14.8 cm (5.8 in)
Pristine quality and condition. Brilliant black glaze and superb preservation of the applied red color. Edge of the foot peeled off, otherwise intact.
Swiss private collection by descent. In family possession before 1968. (Data to the buyer)

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