Greek Art

TERRACOTTA CANOSAN DOVE

Product Detail

Year: 400-300 a.C.

Dimension: Higth 16 cm

Note:

Chipped

Price: €300.00

Description:

A beautiful and elegant Canosan dove with delicate body, small head and fanned tail, painted in white slip. Provenance: Herakles Numismatik und Antiquitäten GmbH (München), who acquired it on the European art market since the 1970s; from 2000s

Canosa was an ancient Greek south Italian colony that produced magnificent unglazed wares in the 4th -3rd Century BC. Canosan pottery was more subtly decorated than contemporary Apulian wares, with Canosan artists making use of pastel coloured pigments and smooth, elegant ceramic forms.

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