Miniature Xenon ware vases



Measurements: 5.4 cm - height


Description: Xenon ware is a specific type of Apulian pottery, so named after a vase in Frankfurt (Beazley, EVP, p. 219,1.) inscribed with the name: XENON. The type is distinguished by added matt red decoration over black glaze. Miniature vases, perhaps toys or votives, are especially prevalent among this type of pottery. Price is per each item, please e-mail your preference when ordering online. Item A is SOLD.


Period: 4th cent. BC


Condition: Vase A – Very fine, high gloss, small chip to the base. Vase B  - Very fine, small chip to the rim, some encrustation on the surface.

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