Small Jug of the Gnathia Ware

Culture: Greek/Gnathia
Period: 2nd half 4th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 10.2 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2513
Provenance: Viennese private collection Thibaut Lastel, for at least 20 years in a family estate.
Condition: A minor stress crack on the rim, otherwise intact.
Description: Finely worked out, black-glazed jug with yellow and white paint. The bulbous corpus stands on a profiled, slightly set off ring foot. The neck is decorated with floral motives, grapes decoration and incised lines. Below the rim encircled egg-dart motive. The circular handle starts on the neck and ends on the shoulder. The rim funnel-shaped curved outwards.