Three Daunian pottery kyathoi and a Daunian pedestal dish 4

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Three Daunian pottery kyathoi and a Daunian pedestal dish
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Sold for £ 1,785 (US$ 2,430) inc. premium
Three Daunian pottery kyathoi and a Daunian pedestal dish
Circa 525 B.C.-450 B.C.
Comprising a kyathos with a horned handle flanking a stylised head, the interior of the bowl painted with a geometric triangular shaped figure; another kyathos with similar horned handle; the third kyathos with looped handle surmounted by a stylised animal head with applied disc eyes, each painted with umber and red geometric designs; and a pedestal dish decorated with concentric rings and geometric motifs, 9.2cm-16cm high (4)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Desmond Morris collection, Oxford, acquired in the 1970s at Sotheby's, London.

    For a similarly decorated kyathos of the Subgeometric II Period with horned handle and interior geometric figure, see S. Cassani (ed.), The Art of the Italic Peoples from 3000-300 BC., Geneva, 1993, p. 311, no. 204.
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