Daunian kyathos with bag-shaped body, narrow neck and flat rim. The high strap handle with horn-like projections on top.
The buff colored vessel shows red brown and dark blue bands, and is ornamented with bands of geometric decoration called listati.
Shape and decoration belong to the Daunian Subgeometric II period, which lasts from 550 to 400 BC.
Daunian, Subgeometric II, 550-500 BC
H. to handle 14.5 cm (5.7 in), H. to rim 8 cm (3.1 in)
D. belly 11.6 cm (4.6 in)
Intact, choice condition. Modeled by hand without a potter's wheel. Carefully applied decoration.
Swiss private collection Zurich, since the 1960s/1970s.
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.