APULIAN BLACK GLOSS JUG

£300.00

Measurements: 9 cm - height

 

Description: A lovely black-glazed, high-gloss Apulian terracotta jug. The piece is of good size and has an ovoid body, a short wide neck with a flaring rim, featuring a wide strap handle from rim to shoulder and a flat base in orange clay. A very fine, intact piece.

 

Provenance: Survanna collection, Sussex, 1975 – 1990.

 

Period: 4th – 3rd century BC

 

Condition: Very fine, intact. Crazing to the surface gloss revealing the orange clay colour in places, minor encrustations to the surfaces and a couple of incised horizontal lines to the body. Minor discolouration to the black glaze as a result of the firing process.

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