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Canosan Calyx Krater

NZD $6,500

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Description

Large pottery black glazed wine Calyx Krater with flared rim,
two upward curved handles and set on a prominent foot;
decorated in applied white and ochre  with the head of a lady
and, on the reverse, a bird carrying a twig in its beak; four
small bunches  of grapes, and two suns also appear.

Canosa, Apulia, Greek South East  Italy

c. 350 B C

Height:  46 cms

The Calyx Krater was a mixing bowl for wine and water

Condition: Complete and without fault.