fbpx

Greek black glaze pottery glaux cup

G51

£150.00

Sold

A black glazed pottery glaux cup. Glaux cups are named after the Greek for owl as they are often decorated with depictions of the emblematic bird of Athens – they are distinguished from skyphos cups by the vertical handle opposite the usual horizontal handle on the rim.

Culture
Greek, late 5th to mid 4th Century BC

Size
7.8 x 15.2 cms including handles

Condition
One handle re-attached, chipping to the rim and surface wear

Provenance
Ex. Spoelstra family collection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; acquired late 20th Century

TOP