The original askos by Makron, dates to the first quarter of the 5th century BC and is now in a collection at Bowdoin College, Brunswick. It depicts two figures of Eros in flight.
Makron, along with Douris and the Brygos Painter, was one of the first generation of red-figure artists in the 5th century BC. Noted for the amazing detail on clothing, hair and furniture, his favourite iconography included the Trojan Cycle, Dionysiac scenes, symposia and daily life.
red-figure askos: flying figures of Eros
- Height: 9cm Length: 16cm Diameter: 12.5cm
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.