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Greek Apulian Xenon Ware swan kylix

G156

£425.00

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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.

Culture
Greek, Apulian colonies in South Italy, Red Swan Group, late 4th Century BC

Condition
Repaired from fragments with some infill and restoration

Size
4.5 x 19.9 cms including handles

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Germany; acquired in the late 20th Century and thence by descent.

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