Greek South Italian Terracotta Gnathian Skyphos

Item Description

C. 4th century BC

A fine south Italian Gnathian twin handled black ware skyphos, with a tapering body and small foot. It features a band of white painted ovolo decoration to the rim, bordered by two incised parallel lines, and a row of orange painted dots below. The body is also decorated with an orange dot-rosette to the centre with hanging white tendrils either side.

Minor chip to rim with some nicks to glaze otherwise nice example with good colour and detail.

Provenance; Ex H. N. Collection, collected 1980’s-90’s.

Size: 101mm height x 147mm handle to handle



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