Greek Boeotian Ceramic Skyphos with Birds

Greek Boeotian Ceramic Skyphos with Birds
Greek Boeotian, around 500 BC - Greece

Banded skyphos decorated on each side with birds in silhouette technique. Both framed by palmettes resting on volutes.
An ivy leaf in the field, further leaves below the handles.
The underside with a dot surrounded by off-centered circles in dilute glaze. The number 1042 written with pencil.

Size: H. 6.2 cm, D. 8.7 cm, W. over handles 13.4 cm
Material: Ceramic
Culture: Greek Boeotian, around 500 BC
Condition: Intact. Black glaze peeled off in places.

Provenance: French private collection, acquired in 1996. Copy of the invoice joined.
Provenance data to the buyer.

Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Offered lots legally acquired, due diligence conducted to ensure the stated provenance. Related documents seen by Catawiki.
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Import taxes for buyers in the countries of the European Union – reduced customs duties of 5% in the United Kingdom – no fees in the United States and in Switzerland.
Italia: Importazione soggetta all’IVA – sdoganamento molto lento – consegna postale lentissima.

Lot details
Greek Boeotian
Skyphos with Birds
Century/ Timeframe
Greek Boeotian, around 500 BC
Intact, with minor wear
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