Greek Black-Glaze Guttos With Medusa
Magna Graecia, ca. 4th Century B.C. With splayed foot, ribbed shoulder, long spout with rim, and convex ring handle; central medallion moulded in low relief with the head of Medusa. This guttos (container for holding oil, usually olive oil) is typical of the designs produced during the 4th century B.C. in Magna Graecia and the Mediterranean area. 3-1/2"H / 9cm (with handle) x 4 1/2"W / 11.5cm.
PROVENANCE: Ex-private Florida Collection, acquired from the NY trade in the early 1970s.
Intact and in very good condition overall.