Fine and Important greek vase with form of Kylix.
Ancient Greek, Attic, c. 430 BC
31 cm large, 23 cm diameter and 6,5 cm height.
Goog state, rejoined of big pieces, all original, the central decoration it's intact.
Provenance: Ancient french collection, 1970 from Fontainebleau.
Kylix, also spelled cylix, in ancient Greek pottery, wide-bowled drinking cup with horizontal handles, one of the most popular pottery forms from Mycenaean times through the classical Athenian period. There was usually a painted frieze around the outer surface, depicting a subject from mythology or everyday life, and on the bottom of the inside a painting often depicting a dancing or drinking scene. Kylikes were often produced in sets to accompany a wine serving vessel, or krater.
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- Ancient Greek
- Attic, c. 430 BC, Kylix plate with handles. Decorated with a pregnant wolf. 31 cm large.
- Century/ Timeframe
- c. 430 BC
- Good Condition, See Photo