Miniature Kantharos of the Xenon Group

Culture: Greek/Apulian
Period: 4th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 5.6 cm high
Price: 400 Euro
Ref: 2432
Provenance: Private collection Karl Zieger (1939-2021), Lower Austria. Acquired on 19 June 1997 from Dorotheum Vienna. With an original certificate.
Condition: Minor chips on the rim, otherwise intact.
Description: Small jug of the so-called Xenon Group who mostly applied ornamental decoration with red slip on the black-glazed pottery. The small kantharos with vertical handles, a set off ring foot and protruding rim. The paint depicts encircling laurel leaves and a hair band with dots below.