Large skyphos - Athenian or Magna Graecia
Impressive, massive piece from an old German private collection. Acquired 1976 - 1978 at Davies Antiques Gallery, London.
Skyphos (wine cup with two handles)
Red clay with black slip
Late 5th - 4th century BC
High beaker with two horizontal handles.
Athenian or Greek colony in Magna Graecia inspired by Athenian style
Diameter 194 mm with and 135 mm without handles, height 109 mm.
Very good condition. With label "77B £48" from Davies Antiques gallery.
For very similar shapes, see e.g.:
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Frankfurt, Universität und Liebighaus 4, BEILAGE 7.5, Pl. 58.8-9
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Bochum, Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität 2, Pl. 75.8
Acquired 2017 from the German private collection M. Voos, inherited in this from the German private collection H. Herbst. Acquired for the Herbst collection in 1976 to 1978 at Davies Antiques Gallery, London (copy of the invoice is at hand).
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