Home / Product
View as grid
A circular vessel with a rounded profile, an inwardly rolled edge and a small disk-shaped, low foot. The medallion, with its brown background, is decorated in the “champlevé” technique. The animal represented in the tondo is a hare.
This cross, which can still be opened and closed, is composed of two bronze boxes that were molded and held by hinges. A thick suspension ring enabled the encolpion to be worn as a pendant.
The word askos originally designates the skin of an animal that was sewn and turned into a skin intended to carry liquids, especially wine or water.
A light beige-gray ceramic bowl, covered with a white slip; the decoration is painted in black under a beautiful turquoise glaze, thicker on the bottom where it partially dripped.
This turned bowl is made of beige ceramic covered with a red slip; decorated patterns are painted on the inner wall of the vessel only, with thick lines and in blackish brown color.
©Designed by Webgenève - Création de site internet
M’abonner à Young Collectors:
Rue Etienne Dumont, 9 1204 Geneva
Tel. +4122 301 9378