Large Daunian Askos

Culture: Daunian
Period: 5th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 19.2 cm high
Price: Reserved
Ref: 4156
Provenance: Swiss private collection S. Since several decades in a family estate.
Condition: Intact
Description: Large Daunian askos with vibrantly preserved colors. The voluminous corpus with a flat base and a semi-circular band handle at the back. The spout is highly raised and with a horizontal, slightly downwards curved rim. The entire vessel is painted in red, brown and black colors. The decoration has geometric décor with bands, wavy lines, cross pattern and dots. A large, very attractive vessel.