Large Attic dish of wide shallow bowl, low stem and foot, and thickened lip.
On the bottom a graffito reading E I.
This late Archaic shape is distinguished for its excellent glaze and finish. The date of manufacturing can be deduced from the thickened lip, which is lightly undercut.
For a related example, cf. no. 959 in: B.A. Sparkes, L. Talcott. The Athenian Agora. Black and Plain Pottery. Princeton 1970.
Intact, superb black glaze with minor pitting in places.
H. 7.6 cm (3 in), D. 16.7 cm (6.6 in)
Old German private collection of A.J., joined by a copy of the inventory sheet.
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.