Greek Stamnos Vase - Odysseus & Sirens - Small

$225.00
SKU: stam 20
  • Located at the base of the Acropolis in the Plaka, the oldest section of Athens, is a charming workshop and gallery where artisan Sofia Gani creates intricately detailed replicas of classical Greek Vases. Beautifully hand-painted, Sofia meticulously reproduces Corinthian, Geometric, Red or Black Figure designs on each unique terracotta piece.

    -  Terracotta clay
    - 8.5 inches high x 7 inches diameter x 3.75 inches base diameter
    - Dust gently, wipe with a damp cloth
    - For decorative use only, not food safe
    - Handcrafted in Athens, Greece

    - Item #: stam 20

    A Greek stamnos is a red figure wide-mouthed jar with an offset neck, often lidded, and usually has two handles. The stamnos was used like a krater for mixing wine and water. Like an amphora, the vase was also used as a general storage jar for liquids and small food stuffs.