**Originally Listed At $400**
Ancient Greece, Athens, ca. 5th century BCE. A lovely kylix (drinking cup) with a ringed base, a wide body with tall walls, a thin rim, and a pair of applied parabolic handles. The interior and exterior are coated in lustrous jet-black glaze, and areas of faint silvery iridescence provide a nice chromatic complementarity. Size: 6.7" W x 2.1" H (17 cm x 5.3 cm).
Provenance: The Dere Family Collection, New York, USA, assembled 1970's-2000's; ex-G. Lemos Collection, Connecticut, USA, acquired in 1980's
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Small chip to rim as shown, with light abrasions to base, basin, walls, and handles, and light encrustations, otherwise intact and very good. Light earthen deposits as well as faint silver iridescence throughout. Old inventory label beneath base.