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Greek black glazed pottery miniature cup

G21

£150.00

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A black glazed pottery miniature cup with two ring handles and traces of white painted decoration below the rim.

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

Size
4.5 x 8.5 cms including handles

Condition
Surface wear as seen in the photographs

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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