London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN APULIAN GNATHIA WARE EPICHYSIS
4TH CENTURY B.C.
The reel-shaped body with high arched handle, a lion head in relief at either side of join to base of spout, the shoulder painted with band of laurel wreath flanked by row of dots, encircling frieze of ovolo on the shoulder flange, rays at base of neck, frieze of meander around the body, details in red, white and yellow
6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.) high
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De Warande, Grieks & Italisch Aardewerk, exhibition catalogue, Turnhout, 1986, p. 56, coll. 330.
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