Giannis Rhodes Large Handmade Grecian Lidded Urn: A handmade ceramic lidded urn signed by Greek artist Giannis Rhodes. This oversized piece has a tall lid with turned top that tapers to the circular bottom and fits inside the wide mouth of the urn, which has wide shoulders tapering to the narrow base, and is accented to two sides with two arch handles each. The body and lid have a marbleized blue finish, with gold tone meander key and honeysuckle borders on the lid and shoulders. It is hand painted with colorful depictions of Greek gods and goddesses, with etched white line detail.
Other pieces by this same artist appear in lots 17LOU067-247, 17LOU067-258, 17LOU067-259, 17LOU067-260, 17LOU067-261, 17LOU067-262, 17LOU067-263, 17LOU067-264, 17LOU067-265, 17LOU067-266, 17LOU067-267, 17LOU067-268, 17LOU067-269, 17LOU067-270, 17LOU067-271, and 17LOU067-332.