APULIAN BLACK GLOSS JUG
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.