Daunian Askos

Period: 300 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 24 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2016
Provenance: Swiss private collection
Condition: Intact
Description: The vessel has two cylindric spouts, one with a filter on the rim, the other one with a filter in the neck. Between the two spouts is an elegantly formed handle. Rich decoration in dark brown and red with wavelines, chevrons, meanders, zig-zag patterns and threads. Above the basis is a metope decorated with stars, coils and flowers.
Culture: South Italy/Apulia