Greek Terracotta Gnathian Trefoil Oinochoe
C. 4th century BC
A nice example of a black metallic glazed oinochoe with a single handle, trefoil lip and a bulbous body. It features various bands of decoration to the neck, consisting of white ovolo pattern and grape vine and trendil motifs, in orange and white slip.
The name Gnathian ware comes from the city of Gnathia which it is named after.
Some earthy surface deposits with small nicks to glaze otherwise in very good condition and intact with good strong colour.
Provenance: The Max Klein (1905-1991) collection, Canada, acquired ca. 1970s to early 1980s.
Size: 155mm height