ostracon ancient art



Hellenistic Megarian Bowl with Floral Design, Asia Minor, 1st Century BC

Rare moldmade Megarian bowl with floral motifs and vertical handles.

The rounded bowl decorated in relief with a wreath of leaves, stamens and berries. Above them a row of flowers.

The twin handles are set on the flat lip. One of them belongs to a different vessel.

The bowl with different relief lines and bands. Standing on a rounded base.

For a related decoration, cf. nos. 113 and 130 in: Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn. Antiken aus rheinischem Privatbesitz. Ausstellungskatalog. Köln 1973.

Fine condition. Reconstituted from two fragments, handle restored.

H. 6.5 cm (2.5 in), D. 9 cm (3.5 in)
W. over handles 12.5 cm (4.9 in)

Ex German Bavarian collection, acquired 1960s-2000s.

780 USD

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