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A large Greek culture Apulian South Italian Gnathian-ware black glazed oinochoe with a stylized lion's head on the spout. The vessel is decorated around the neck with ivy tendril pattern, and typical grooved patterning around-the belly. The oinochoe has a wide trefoil mouth and single handle. The area just above the foot is reserved.


Apulia, southern Italy: 4th century BC.


Condition: Complete and intact; a few minor bumps and scrapes.

Height 23.5 cms (9.25 ins).


Provenance: Swiss family ownership 1980s-1990s.


For generally similar see Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: Helsinki 2003: Plate 83

Large Apulian Gnathian ware oinochoe

SKU: Y063

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