Attic Amphoriskos

Culture: Greek/attic
Period: 2nd half of 5th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 13 cm high
Price: 4 800 Euro
Ref: 2360
Provenance: English private collection, acquired between the 1970s and 1990s.
Condition: Intact
Description: Attic black-glazed amphoriskos with a stamped decoration. The elegant corpus ends at the bottom on a small ring foot, set off by a fine profiling. On the shoulder an encircling indentation, the neck with a fine rib, where both handles start. On the shoulder a band of stamped palmettes. On the bulge three more encircling bands of stamped palmettes, where the leaves first point to the top, on the middle band to the right and on the last one pointing to the bottom. An excellent example of Attic ceramic art.