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Greek black glazed pottery lekanis from Metapontum

G109

£120.00

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A black glazed pottery lekanis bowl with two handles and a lid.

Culture
Greek, South Italian colony of Metapontum, 4th Century BC

Size
4.8 x 10.7 cms including lid and handles

Condition
One handle restored in plaster and lid repaired from two pieces, general wear and chipping

Provenance
Ex. collection: Maurice Fallies, France (1883-1965) and thence by family descent. Fallies was an artist active in the early to mid 20th Century and known mostly for his paintings of Paris street scenes. The base of the vessel is inscribed “Metaponte”, Metapontum was an important Greek colony on the foot of Italy.

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