Greek black glazed and incised pottery vaseG56
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A black glazed pottery vase with incised fluted decoration on the belly.
Greek, South Italian colony of Metapontum, 4th Century BC
11.3 x 6.6 cms
Surface wear as seen in the photographs
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 in pencil “Metapontum”, Metapontum was an important Greek colony on the foot of Italy.