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ANCIENT GREEK BOEOTIAN "SESSILE" KANTHAROS


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1188365

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A very elegant ancient kantharos of Boeotian origin which dates to circa 450 BC. This clay Greek kantharos sits on low ring foot, its underside reserved. This pottery has a steep wall construction, offset to the foot. Both handles drawn up above the rim and stretch wide. Measures 6.5 inches in diameter, has a nice matt black glaze finish however, one side slightly worn (as seen in photo) otherwise, in excellent condition.

Provenance : "Ancient and Medieval Art ", which was closed in the 1990’s

For the shape cf. the vessel in Toronto 976.162.2: Kat. Toronto - 1984, 15-16. no. 24; . Similarly simple handles in Copenhagen, Nat. Mus. Abc 1034: CVA Kopenhagen (4) pl. 176, 10.