Red figured pottery

Red figured Lebes Gamikos

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Exact museum reproduction of a fine ancient Greek red figured Lebes Gamikos (wedding libation bowl).(more information on Red figure pottery...)

Our Greek pottery items are handmade in Greece in a small family workshop using natural quality materials, superb craftsmanship and attention to detail. They are licensed and modeled after museum pieces from all over the world and bear the lead seal of authenticity.

This wedding libation bowl shows the birth of a child. Such depictionswere common for vessels like that and were supposed to bring fertility to the young couple.400 B.C. National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

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Characteristics

Material
Ceramic & hand painted
Size
46 cm (18 in.)
 
$1,299.00
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