Apulian Guttus with Spout in Form of a Lion’s Head

Culture: Greek/Apulian
Period: End 4th-beginning of 3rd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 12.8 cm x 8.5 cm
Price: 820 Euro
Ref: 2193
Provenance: Collection Ogden-Smith, London.
Condition: Intact
Description: Black-glazed Apulian guttus with sculptural spout in form of a lion's head. The corpus ribbed. The lid with a drop-shaped grip is original and belonging. Around the lion's head a dotted decoration, depicting the fur. The foot ring profiled and slightly offset. For reference see: Metropolitan Museum of Art accession number 1984.11.4a, b.