The papyrus motif is a frequent one in Minoan art, appearing on pottery and on frescoes. Given the proximity of Crete to Egypt, it is not surprising. From Thera/Santorini, the original of this vessel dates to 1500 BC.
Minoan vase with smiling papyrus
- Height: 7cm
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.