Terracotta Oinochoe from Canosa

Culture: Greek/Canosa
Period: 3rd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 22 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2348
Provenance: Old Belgian private collection. Thence with André Munter Archeologie, Brussels, Belgium. There acquired on 7 March 2005 by another Belgian private collection. Accompanied by an original certificate from André De Munter, Brussels, Belgium. On the reverse of the certificate a sticker with a stamp of a court inspection dated 26 June 2009 with the signature of the law clerk F. Coene N.
Condition: A small chip on the foot and a stress crack at the bottom, otherwise intact.
Description: Elegantly formed oinochoe with a broad, hemispherical corpus and horizontal shoulder with a rib on the passage to the slender, long neck. On top a finely drawn trefoil spout. The vase stands on a profiled foot. The handle starts on the shoulder, runs vertically up and significantly surpasses the spout, before finishing at the rim thereof. The typical white engobe, typical for ceramics from Canosa, is extensively still preserved.