Apulian skyphos, Xenon goods 4th century BC, height 7.5 cm, diameter 9 cm, length 14 cm Glossy earthenware with reddish clay slurry paint, decorated with a continuous ribbon of ivy tendril and a band of swastika, both framed by concentric lines. The Xenon technique was the alternative to red-figured painting, with the red-coloured surface being free red-ground clay. Here the variant with red engobe attached. This procedure was convenient and fast.
Condition: A small shard amended, on each side a crack, not broken. Wonderful shine
Provenance: 1993 from the German art trade, before that, private collection of the 30/50s.
Proof of origin at Catawiki.
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- Grec ancien, hellénistique
- Terre cuite
- Nombre d’objets
- Skyphos des Pouilles du groupe Xenon
- 8×9×14 cm
- Siècle/ Période
- 4 Jhd.v.Chr.