This single-handled conical rhyton (pouring vessel) is decorated with shells and sea creatures, including the murex (rock snail), reflecting the maritime nature of the Minoan civilisation. Typical also is the 'horror vacui' (a need to fill every available space with some ornamentation).
Minoan conical rhyton with shells and marine life
- Height on stand: 36cm
They are all made in Greece in the workshop of the Lioulias family, with whom It's All Greek is proud to have been working since 2004.
The vases themselves are manufactured in Greece, the images are then applied by transfer, before being painted by hand.