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AN ATTIC POTTERY HIGH-RIMMED BOWL
ANCIENT VASES FROM THE COLLECTION OF WILLIAM SUDDABY
AN ATTIC POTTERY HIGH-RIMMED BOWL

WORKSHOP OF THE BIRDSEED PAINTER, GEOMETRIC PERIOD, CIRCA 730-720 B.C.

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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
Provenance
D. Hartmann, Zurich, 1970s.
with Jean-David Cahn, Basel, 2002.

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For the Birdseed Painter and workshop see p. 213 in Langdon, ed., From Pasture to Polis, Art in the Age of Homer.
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