The shallow bowl is of curving form and has a groove on the interior around the edge.
Dr. Werner Ekschmitt (1926-2004) Collection, Baden-Württemberg, formed between 1970-1990 Cahn AG, Basel, Auktion 5, 23 September
2005, lot 225
American private collection
Handmade bowls such as this were among the most
popular during this period. It is likely
that they were used in funerary rituals. For a similar example from the Goulandris Collection, cf. C. Doumas, Cycladic Art, London, 1983, p. 102, no. 103.