Greek Apulian Xenon Ware swan kylixG156
A Xenon Ware pottery stemless kylix cup decorated with a figure of a swan within a wreath of laurel leaves. Xenon Ware is the name given to a style of painting when the red decoration is added onto the black glaze surface.
Greek, Apulian colonies in South Italy, Red Swan Group, late 4th Century BC
Repaired from fragments with some infill and restoration
4.5 x 19.9 cms including handles
Ex. private collection, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Germany; acquired in the late 20th Century and thence by descent.