Ancient Greek, Hellenistic Ceramic Kylix with stamp decor - 5×18×25 cm - (1)

Ancient Greek, Hellenistic Ceramic Kylix with stamp decor - 5×18×25 cm - (1)
5/4 Jh.v.Chr. - Italy

Magna Graecia, probably Campania
approx. 5th / 4th century B C, height 5 cm, length 25 cm, diameter 19 cm
A stunning blackware kylix (drinking bowl) with a classic shape that presents two sublime loop handles. The tondo of the flat shell is stamped with eight stylised palmettes arranged symmetrically around a central circle. Everything is supported by a concave foot decorated with concentric circles on the outside. Simple yet elegant, the black glaze presents a breathtaking silver shimmer that is practically glassy.
Condition: Restoration on a handle, as well as a shard on the edge reinserted, otherwise intact.

Provenance: 1993 from the German art trade, before that German private collection of the 30/50s. Proof of origin at Catawiki.
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Lot details
Ancient Greek, Hellenistic
Number of objects
Kylix with stamp decor
5×18×25 cm
Century/ Timeframe
5/4 Jh.v.Chr.
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