Large Rhodian Footed Bowl of the Wild Goat Style

Culture: Greek/Rhodian
Period: around 600 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 26 cm in diameter; 11 cm high
Price: 1 800 Euro
Ref: 2580
Provenance: From the private collection of the chemist Prof. Hans Dahn (1919-2019), Switzerland. Acquired on 25 February 1953 from Ascher in Paris and registered with the number 65 in the collection. With a copy of the handwritten inventory list and the handwritten collection card.
Condition: Small restaurations on the rim of the foot and retouching on the rim of the bowl. Otherwise, intact.
Description: Large terracotta footed bowl of the Wild Goat style from Kameiros on Rhodes. The vessel stands on a high, at the bottom far protruding foot, which is decorated with brown stripes and is surrounded by five concentric circles on the underside of the bowl. The inside is abundantly decorated with geometric patterns. In the tondo is a red dot, from where long and short wedges radiate. Followed by concentric circles. In the arch ray decoration, as well as rosettes with round and square rims. With an old collection label with the number 737. The Wild Goat style is named after the often-used motive of goats, but there are also only geometrically decorated ceramics, such as the present footed bowl. See for the type the bowls in the British Museum with the Accession Number GR 1860.4-4-5, as well as 1909,0409.I. More similar bowls are in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston with the number 99.508 and in the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes.