Greek pottery guttus with lion head spoutG136
A fine black glazed pottery guttus vessel with a lion’s head spout and a moulded mask surrounded by palmettes on the tondo.
Greek, Apulian colonies in South Italy, 4th Century BC
6.7 x 12.1 cms including spout
Intact apart from light surface accretions
Ex. collection, D. Ellis, London, UK; acquired from Helios Gallery in 2002 and formerly from a UK collection acquired before 1920. A 19th Century label under the base “No. 13 £22”