London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN ITALO-GEOMETRIC POTTERY STAMNOS
CIRCA LATE 8TH CENTURY B.C.
The body on pedestal foot, with short vertical rim and twin double-looped handles, decorated in brown with encircling friezes of metopes divided by groups of vertical lines, including metopes of birds between the shoulders, and cross-hatched lozenges below, a wavy line around the rim and encircling lines around the flaring foot, repaired, with a presentation case
10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high
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