Greek Gnathian spindle flask with dove decorationG21
A black glazed pottery spindle flask decorated with a band of three white painted doves and other red painted ornaments.
Greek, South Italian colonies in Gnathia, 4th Century BC
10 x 4.4 cms
Light 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.