A Greek Apulian / Gnathian Footed Loving Cup
From Southern Italy, Greek colony of Apulia, Gnathian region, ca. 325 BC. Terracotta "loving cup" skyphos with delicate stemmed foot, ribbed body; black glaze with hand painted decoration of a single dove flanked by foliate on each side. Larger than most measuring 5-3/8"H x 7"W handlespan.
Provenance: Ex-Gualario Collection, Tampa, FL, acquired in the 1960s.
This lot will be sold not subject to a reserve. The starting price is the price at which the item can sell.
Re-assembled from two or three large fragments, some minor rim chipping and glaze loss, as shown, else very good.