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Greek Gnathian pottery epichysis

G107

£450.00

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A black glazed pottery epichysis with a spool shaped body and tall handle.

Either side of the spout is decorated with a roundel moulded as a Classical head. The body is painted with red and white foliate decoration.

Culture
Greek, Gnathian colonies in South Italy, 4th Century BC

Size
12.5 x 7.6 cms

Condition
Minor surface chipping otherwise intact

Provenance
Ex. collection: Count Ferdinand de Grasset (1913-2010), Chateau des Bretignolles, France. Acquired in the 19th Century and thence by family descent.

Traces of two 19th Century ink numbers under the base

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