The original of this rhyton dates to ca 1500BC and is now in the Archaeological Museum in Heraklion, Crete.
It is a fine example of the Natural Style of Minoan art, which was characterised by the use of plants and rocks. Papyrus lilies, native to neighbouring Egypt, were also found on Crete.
Minoan rhyton with papyrus palms
- Height including base: 30cm
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.