Beaker from the Geometric Period

Culture: Greek/Phrygian
Period: 8th-7th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 13.7 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2235
Provenance: Private collection Dr. Günther Marschall (1913-1997), Hamburg. Acquired on 20 March 1973 at Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst in Frankfurt. Accompanied by a copy of the originaly invoice.
Condition: A restored break on the rim, otherwise intact.
Description: Single handle beaker of light colored clay with red-brown and dark brown paint. The round corpus compressed, on top of it a high, funnel-shaped estuary. The handle with two stylized horns. On the neck a chequered pattern with shaded squares and squares with diagonal crosses, in between large areas with herringbone patterns. On the corpus dark arrows directing downwards. Possibly from Phrygia.