Ancient Apulian Red-Figured Kothon - Ceramica Greca , Greek Magna Graecia

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Ancient Apulian small red-figured kothon with a double handle in the form of a Herculean Knot. Ovoid body and a thin overhanging lip with tongue pattern in black on top and bottom of lip. Just below we find an egg and dot pattern. The body is decorated with the Lady of Fashion wearing a radiate stephane, ribbon sakkos, necklace and earrings. Beautiful flowers and vines are found to the right and left of the figure. Rear portion around the handle region is decorated with palmettes and spirals. At the bottom of the kothon with find the hook motif and at the base two black circles. This piece dates to the late 4th century B.C. and is 3.5 inches high