Greek Apulian Ceramic Lekanis, Gnathia Ware

Greek Apulian Ceramic Lekanis, Gnathia Ware
Greek Apulian, 340-320 BC

The lid decorated with grape wine and tendril motifs suspended from an incised line. The applied white color partially ‘gilded’ with a yellow ochre wash.
The lid’s knob with concentrical bands on top.
The black glazed body with a splayed foot reserved underneath, the handles with (sideward) straps.

Size: D. lid 12 cm, H. 11.7 cm, W. over handles (dish) 17.6 cm
Material: Ceramic
Culture: Greek Apulian, 340-320 BC
Condition: Excellent quality and condition. Small portion of one handle and one strap of the second restored. The glaze has worn to a silver metallic color, a small spot peeled off.

Provenance: Swiss private collection Ticino, since the 1970s. Thence art market Zurich, December 2017 sale.
Provenance data to the buyer.

Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Offered lots legally acquired, due diligence conducted to ensure the stated provenance. Related documents seen by Catawiki.

Worldwide shipping with registered priority mail. No export permit needed to ship from Switzerland.

Import taxes for buyers in the countries of the European Union – reduced customs duties of 5% in the United Kingdom – no fees in the United States and in Switzerland.
Italia: Importazione soggetta all’IVA – sdoganamento molto lento – consegna postale lentissima.

Lot details
Greek Apulian
Lekanis, Gnathia Ware
Century/ Timeframe
Greek Apulian, 340-320 BC
Minor repair, see description
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