South Italian Skyphos
Nicely preserved piece from an old German private collection. Acquired 1976-78 at Davies Antiques Gallery, London.
Red clay with black glaze
About 4th - 3rd century B.C.
Magna Graecia, Greek colony in Southern Italy
Almost cylindrical body, with ring-shaped base and two horizontal handles. Covered with black glaze on the inside and outside, 4 decorative groove rings inside.
Height 81 mm, diameter without handles 84 mm, with handles 140 mm
Stable cracks on one side of the body, otherwise undamaged and in very good condition. Old sticker "80A CPJV DV" from Davies Antiques.
See Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Bochum, Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität 3, 93-94, Pl. 69.6
Acquired by us in 2017 from the private possession of M. Voos, Germany. Inherited by M. Voos from the German private collection H. Herbst. Acquired in 1976 - 1978 from Davies Antiques Gallery, London. The original invoice is preserved.
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