London, South Kensington
29 October 2003
A DAUNIAN POTTERY ASKOS
The squat body with short vertical cylindrical spout with wide horizontal rim, a quadrangular-sectioned ring handle rising vertically above the back, painted with thick bands in dark brown and brown-red, a striped and dotted 'metope' on the spout's neck, another 'metope' with linked dotted lozenges at the rear, sets of three dotted circles above the base; and a pottery kyathos, the bowl with everted rim and tall looped strap handle, painted in orange-brown with bands and 'Maltese' cross motif on the interior bowl, first half of the 5th Century B.C.
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) and 4¾ in. (12 cm.) high respectively (2)
Acquired during the 1970s.
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Item one: cf. S. Cassani (ed.), The Art of the Italic Peoples from 3000-300 B. C., Naples, 1993, p. 339, no. 223 for a similar askos.
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