Greek Stamnos Vase - Odysseus & Sirens - Large

$495.00
SKU: stam 30
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  • 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
    - 12 inches high x 9.5 inches diameter x 8 inches base diameter
    - Dust gently, wipe clean with damp cloth 
    - For decorative use only, not food safe
    - Handcrafted in Athens, Greece
    - Item #: stam 30

    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.