Jug of the Gnathia Ware with a Ribbed Corpus

Culture: Greek/Gnathia
Period: 2nd half of 4th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 11.9 cm high
Price: 600 Euro
Ref: 2459
Provenance: German private collection H. W., acquired 1998 from the Strolz collection in Trier, Germany.
Condition: Except for traces of encrustation intact.
Description: Finely worked out, black glazed jug with yellow and white paint. The bulbous corpus with vertical double ribs stands on a profiled, slightly set off ring foot. The neck with white meanders, above grapes, bands and incised lines. Below the rim white tongue decoration between encircling incised lines. The circular handle starts at the neck and ends on the shoulder. The funnel-shaped rim is pulled outwards.