Large Greek Gnathian Pelike Greek pot.. Product #: AS-3078 Regular price: $1,895.00 $1,895.00 In Stock
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Large Greek Gnathian Pelike

Product Code: AS-3078
Height: 37CM

£1,895.00

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A good sized Gnathian-ware pelike in yellowish-buff clay with lustrous black glaze. Decoration covering upper part of body and neck on one side with the head of a lady of fashion; motifs either side; rows of dots below; above, bands of ovolo and zig-zag patterning. Reverse and rest of the vessel plain; a large handle either side extending from below the rim to the waist. The foot of flattened bell shape with pronounced ridge, the ridge and edge of foot reserved. A few cracks repaired to foot, body with minor chips to glaze; otherwise complete and intact. Ancient...

A good sized Gnathian-ware pelike in yellowish-buff clay with lustrous black glaze. Decoration covering upper part of body and neck on one side with the head of a lady of fashion; motifs either side; rows of dots below; above, bands of ovolo and zig-zag patterning. Reverse and rest of the vessel plain; a large handle either side extending from below the rim to the waist. The foot of flattened bell shape with pronounced ridge, the ridge and edge of foot reserved. A few cracks repaired to foot, body with minor chips to glaze; otherwise complete and intact. Ancient Greek colonies of Southern Italy: Circa 4th century BC. 

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