AN ATTIC POTTERY HIGH-RIMMED BOWL
WORKSHOP OF THE BIRDSEED PAINTER, GEOMETRIC PERIOD,
CIRCA 730-720 B.C.
Decorated in black with compass-drawn circles at the rim, dotted at the centers, linked by sloping lines, a panel of five water birds facing right in the handle zones, each with a dotted line of seeds below the beak, the horizontal ribbon handles positioned low on the body, each ornamented with vertical lines and X's, the interior of the rim with groups of vertical lines, a starburst on the underside of the foot
6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) wide; 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high