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Greek pottery guttus with lion head spout

G136

£550.00

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A fine black glazed pottery guttus vessel with a lion’s head spout and a moulded mask surrounded by palmettes on the tondo.

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

Size
6.7 x 12.1 cms including spout

Condition
Intact apart from light surface accretions

Provenance
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”

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