London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN ITALIC TREFOIL-LIPPED BARREL JUG
LATE 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
On flaring stemmed foot with single handle, the orange painted decoration on cream slip, wavy vertical lines on the neck and foot, the barrel body with two projecting nipples between zigzags at base of neck, two friezes of cross-hatched triangles below, a quatrefoil at base of handle, the 'shoulders' with hatched meander pattern, the short ends with eight-spoked wheel interspersed with herringbone rays, with a presentation case
12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high
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