Low bodied Attic jug with beaked spout flanked by two applied knobs rendered as rotelles. The high-swung strap handle from neck to shoulder.
The cushion shaped top with five delicate palmette stamps linked by very fine incised arcs.
The reserved incurving area between the flanges and the broad flat base show the distinct orange-red color of Attic clay.
For a related Atticizing epichysis from Northern Apulia cf. item no. 73 in: John W. Hayes. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto 1984.
Size: H. 12.2 cm
Culture: Attic or Atticizing, ca. 400 BC
Condition: Complete and of fine quality. Very fresh condition, metallic black gloss with bluish tint. The handle and with some pitting, few flaked spots on the body filled.
Provenance: Swiss private collection, by descent. In family possession before 1968.
Provenance data to the buyer.
Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
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Italia: Importazione soggetta all’IVA – sdoganamento molto lento – consegna postale lentissima.
- Epichysis noir glacé
- Siècle/ Période
- Attic or Atticizing Apulian, ca. 400 BC
- Bon état, voir la photo