Greek lion’s head guttusG44
A black glazed pottery calene ware guttus with a lion’s head spout.
Greek, South Italian colonies, 4th Century BC
General losses including handle as seen in the photographs
5.5 x 10.2 cms
Ex. Collection: Gustave Mustaki, Alexandria, Egypt; acquired mid 20th Century and exported under license of the Egyptian government.
Mustaki was a prolific antiquities collector, pieces from his collection are held by several major museums including the British Museum and Getty Museum.
The items being offered by Helios Gallery have remained in the Mustaki family and are being sold for the first time since their acquisition in Egypt.