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Apulian Silvery-glazed Skyphos, 300-280 BC

Apulian Silvery-glazed Skyphos, 300-280 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1440058
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Bernhard I. Muller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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 $420.00 
Tall glazed skyphos with swelling wall, the lower part tapers towards a torus foot.
The horseshoe-shaped handles attached just below the slightly flared rim.
Resting surface and underside reserved; the bottom with applied red wash. Extraordinary silvery glaze.
For a slightly smaller example, cf. 4373c1 in: Jean-Paul Morel. Céramique Campanienne: Les Formes. Rome 1981.
Ceramic
Apulian, 300-280 BC
H. 12 cm
D. 11.4 cm
W. over handles 18.6 cm
Superb silvery metallic glaze. Few chips out of the rim filled. Otherwise intact and fine.
Old Swiss family property, Zurich, acquired in 1920/30.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.