Greek Pottery Cup

SKU: MS.0150

Origin: Mediterranean
Circa: Boeotian, mid 7th Century BC
Dimensions: 13" Height x 12.25" Diameter x 17.5" Width (33.02cm x 31.1cm x 43.8cm)
Medium: Terracotta

The mammiform bowl tapering to a stemmed foot, the exterior with bands of foliate scrolls, dotted circles, vertical zigzags and concentric lines, the interior with black tondo and three concentric bands, twin pierced lug handles.

Private collection, Europe. Anonymous Sale; Christie's, New York, 7th December 1995, lot 26

Some areas of repainting of the bands on the interior of the bowl otherwise intact with no repairs. Exterior with weathered surface in places where the weathering has flaked away the painted decoration, as visible in the illustration. In some places the original pottery colour is visible. This weathered surface covers approximately 1/3 of the vessel. Nicks and pitting overall including a flaked chip to exterior of bowl and to underside of one handle.

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Greek Pottery Cup

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