APULIAN BLACK GLOSS KYLIX
Measurements: 17.1 cm – with (with handles), 4.4 cm - height
Description: An elegant stemless drinking cup of high black gloss. The wide shallow body sits on a low foot with convex bottom that is left unglazed revealing orange clay. The vessel has thick ribbon-shaped handles that are attached to the body just below the rim. A beautiful intact piece with superb shine.
Reference: The Metropolitan Museum
Provenance: Survanna collection, Sussex, 1975 – 1990.
Period: 4th cent. BC
Condition: Very fine, intact. Minor crazing to the surface the glaze on the bottom of the vessel. Small spot of discoloration on the bottom.