Apulian Xenon Ware Kantharos: Cerberus

 

Apulian Xenon Ware Kantharos: Cerberus

An ancient Apulian Greek Xenon ware kantharos with lateral handles, on one side, the triple headed dog guardian of Hades, Cerberus; on the reverse, a hooded female possibly representing an Amazon.

Apulia, Magna Graecia, Southern Italy.
Ca. 350 - 340 BC.
Height: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm).
Intact.

Xenon ware is a specific type of Apulian pottery, so named after a vase in Frankfurt (Beazley, EVP, p. 219,1.) inscribed with the name: XENON. The type is distinguished by added matt red decoration over black glaze.

Formerly in a New York private collection, acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, 1990.

Inv#: 7886

$7,500

Guaranteed Authentic



More Images:

  • Apulian Xenon Ware Kantharos: Cerberus
  • Apulian Xenon Ware Kantharos: Cerberus
  • Apulian Xenon Ware Kantharos: Cerberus

 

 

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art LTD, 235 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022

212.989.9743   -   info@hixenbaugh.net

Copyright © 2006-2020 Hixenbaugh Ancient Art