A CANOSAN POLYCHROME POTTERY VOLUTE-KRATER, 16.5" Tall
A CANOSAN POLYCHROME POTTERY VOLUTE-KRATER
APULIA, CIRCA 4th CENTURY B.C.
Terracotta burial urn slipped in red with added white paint, form known as a Volute Krater. Stands on a high pedestal and has two handles that extend above the rim with decorated volutes. Side A depicts a warrior with shield and sword. Side B depicts a floral and astronomical scene with a star in the right corner.
Height 16.5 inches Diameter 6.75 inches.
Provenance: Ex-Private New York Collection, Ex-Edgar L. Owen