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Daunian Jug with Geometric Patterns, Subgeometric I, 600-550 BC

Daunian Jug with Geometric Patterns, Subgeometric I, 600-550 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1332900
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Bernhard I. Mller, PhD
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Bag-shaped jug with a flared rim and a high strap handle with horn-like projections on top.
Decorated with dark brown bands around the body. The front view with frames of spotted triangles and lozenges. Pairs of concentric circles around the lower belly.
Modelled by hand without a potter’s wheel. Very thin walled, meticulously applied decoration. The shape is primarily known from the northern Daunian area.
For a similar jug, cf. Beazley Archive no. 9033443 – CVA Mannheim, Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen 2, 54-55, pl. (3786) 36.5-8.
Also item no. 208 in: L'art des peuples italiques : 3000 à 300 avant J.-C. Exhibition catalogue. Naples 1993.
Ceramic
Daunian, Subgeometric I, 600-550 BC
H. 16.3 cm (6.4 in)
Reconstituted from fragments. Excellent preservation of the applied decoration.
English private collection Ian Auld, 1970s-1990s.
Thence Bonham’s London, April 2009 sale, lot no. 323.

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