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Lot 0021
**Originally Listed At $300**

Magna Graecia, southern Italy, ca. 325 BCE. A black-glazed pottery guttos (also guttus - an oil pouring vessel) of characteristically squat rounded form with a single trumpet-shaped spout, a ribbed, ring-like handle attached to the upper wall, and a circular depressed strainer on the top encircled by a pair of concentric decorative raised rings. A guttos like this example would have been used to pour oil into lamps. Size: 5.5" W x 3.625" H (14 cm x 9.2 cm)

Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection; ex-private Orange County, California, USA collection

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#140515

Condition

Spout has been repaired, with a light line of overpaint along the repair line. Glossy black patina on surface.

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