SMALL APULIAN RIBBED JUG
Measurements: 6 cm – height, 7.5 cm - width
Description: A small fine Apulian black-glazed juglet. The vessel has an 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. The body is decorated with deeply incised grooves and finished off in high black gloss. The base is set on a broad, shallow foot.
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. The handle and a part of neck have been restored: reattached to the body after breakage. The hairline of the crack is slightly visible on part of the neck and the base of the handle.