Seller: hix.antiquitatis (697) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 271826878853 Apulian Xenon Ware Miniature Nestoris An ancient Apulian Greek Xenon ware miniature nestoris with arched handles, and a rays painted on the body. Ca. 4th century BC. Apulia, Magna Graecia, South Eastern Italy. Height: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm). Intact. Xenon ware is a specific type of Apulian pottery, so named after a vase in Frankfurt (Beazley, EVP, p. 219,1.) inscribed with the name: XENON. The type is distinguished by added matt red decoration over black glaze. Miniature vases, perhaps toys or votives, are especially prevalent among this type of pottery. Formerly in a Bavarian private collection. #5838 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBEDHIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORKMember: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA) See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.