Terracotta stemless kylix (drinking cup)
- Attributed to the Asteas Workshop
- late 4th century B.C.
- Greek, South Italian, Paestan
- Terracotta; applied color
- Overall: 1 15/16 x 7 11/16in. (5 x 19.5cm)
diameter of bowl 5 1/8in. (13cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1989
- Accession Number:
Siren dancing atop a tendril.
The practice of using applied color to achieve the effect of red-figure gained some popularity in Paestan vase-painting. This example is in particularly fine condition.