sold - aug 08
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sold - aug 08 UK Pounds - £130
|A black glazed pottery trefoil lipped oinochoe shaped jug, used for pouring wine. The front of the body is painted in white, yellow and red pigments with a row of vines and grape clusters below dot and ovolo borders separated by incised horizontal lines. The sack-shaped body is mounted to the back with a single strap handle which extends to the rear of the rim, the rim is pinched into a three-way (trefoil) spout which allows the contents to be poured in multiple directions with minimal spillage. Greek, South Italian colonies of Gnathia, late 4th Century BC. Rim lightly abraded, wear to painted decoration. Size: 14.5 x 7 cms Provenance: Ex. Private collection, Midlands, UK.|