APULIAN RIBBED JUG
Measurements: 9.7 cm - height
Description: A fine Apulian black-glazed juglet. The vessel has an elongated ovoid body, short wide neck with flaring rim and a double-strand ring handle from rim to shoulder, with upper ends of strands splayed out and pinched into lip. On and around the handle the fingerprints of the maker are visible since it has been attached by hand. The body is decorated with incised vertical lines and finished off in high black gloss. The base is glazed and grooved.
Provenance: Survanna collection, Sussex, 1975 – 1990.
Period: 4th – 3rd cent. BC
Condition: Very fine. Crazing to the surface gloss revealing the orange clay colour in places, minor encrustations. Small chip to the handle.