Apulian Epichysis with Nike

Culture: Greek/Apulia
Period: ca. 320 B.C.
Material: Terrakotta
Dimensions: 20.4 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 2199
Provenance: Private collection Prof. Dr. Rudolf Leopold, Vienna. Acquired at auction in Dorotheum between 1989 and 1999.
Condition: One chip on the upper rim, otherwise intact with old tobacco patina.
Description: Large beak-spouted jug with corpus in form of a pyxis. Depicted is a portrait of a Nike with stephane and sakkos, framed by her wings. The goddess wears opulent neck- and ear jewellery. On the rim of the spout mask appliques. Black tongue decoration around the neck. On the upper rim wavy band. Around the base laurel wreath in white. Sideways and on the back of the lifted handle palmettes. From Gnathia.