Daunian Kyathos with Geometric Motifs, 4th Century BC
Dimensions: 17 cm
Provenance: K. J. Hewett, Kent 1975; Michael Shaw acquired in London 1991; acquired by Mr. Emiel Kusters from the above in 2006, Amsterdam
A kyathos, presenting a bulbous body, a conical neck, a broad, flared rim, and a ribbon-form handle connecting rim to body decorated with geometric motifs, all sitting upon a planar base. Enveloped in a creamy beige slip, the exterior of the vessel is intricately adorned with a black-painted decorative concentric circles.