Apulian Owl Skyphos

Culture: Greek/Apulian
Period: 1st half of 4th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 7.3 cm x 14.8 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 2179
Provenance: Collection Dr. Gilles, Belgium, acquired in the 1070s. Thence Galerie Antiken Kabinett Gackstätter, inventory number 01451. With expertise of Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter.
Condition: Except for one stabilized stress crack intact.
Description: Skyphos on a profiled base ring with two horizontal handles opposite each other. On both sides a depiction of an owl facing to the right between ivy leaves, the symbol of Athena, the tutelary goddess of the city. On the head and neck dotted lines, the feathers in dashed lines.