Boeotian kantharos with elegant high-arched handles. The tall upper wall flares towards the rim and shows a sharp flange close to the foot. The spreading ring foot with rounded outer face. Covered with a nice matt black glaze, the bottom reserved.
For a related vase, cf. item no. 24 in: John W. Hayes. Greek and Italian Black-gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto 1984.
The kantharos is the symbol of Dionysos, the Greek god of vine and vegetation, whose cult was very popular in the Boeotian area.
Size: H. to handle 11.1 cm
Culture: Greek Boeotian, 450-425 BC
Condition: Intact, excellent condition.
Provenance: German private collection located in Königstein. Thence art market Munich, February 2016 sale, lot no. 129.
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- Griekse Boeotian
- Sessile Kantharos
- Eeuw / Periode
- Greek Boeotian, 450-425 BC
- Intact, uitstekende staat