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A pottery rhyton, circa 1st century B.C. to 1st century A.D.; either late Hellenistic or Eastern Roman. Molded in the form of a horse protome, its forelegs raised, the vessel spout centered between the hooves, the reined horse with incised mane and bulging eyes, incised decoration where the protome merges with the bowl, molded garlands and bucrania below the rim, approximately ¾ of the vessel red slipped 7 in. (17.8 cm.) long.
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED RHYTON Circa 350-340 B.C. Molded in the form of a mule's head, wearing a tightly-fitted, elaborate bridle with decorative rings throughout, teeth visible in the open mouth, with flaring nostrils, & a ridged mane between the high pointed ears, bowl with an everted rim, with a woman in profile to the left seated on a rocky outcrop, a phiale in her raised right hand, her left arm at her side, rosettes & a fillet in the field... 8 5/8” long
AN ETRUSCAN IMPASTO WARE BOOT RHYTON CIRCA 7TH-6TH CENTURY B.C. With pointed upturned toe and defined sole, the tall vessel with narrow flaring rim 7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) high
Clay rhyton in the form of a boot. Discovered during excavations at Karmir Blur. Kept at the National History Museum of Armenia
Translucent blue; trail in opaque white.<br/>Rim folded over and in, and smoothed into top surface of broad, flaring mouth; slender funnel-shaped body, curving down and outwards.<br/>Trail applied as a blob to underside of mouth and wound round and down in a spiral, then tooled with eight downward strokes around body, forming long upturned festoons