G4 Greek Attic fine ribbed mug £600

 


A very fine black glazed pottery mug with ribbed decoration around the body below a narrow rope border. The surface below the handle is decorated with a stamped palmette and two unusual dots within square borders.

Greek, Athens, 5th Century BC

Intact apart from minor chipping and surface wear as seen in the photographs

Size: 6.8 x 7.2 cms

Ex. private collection, Cologne, Germany; acquired late 20th Century

For a very similar example from the Castle Ashby collection please see:

 http://www.cvaonline.org/XDB/ASP/recordDetails.asp?newwindow=true&id={878B32C2-5764-44FC-BC18-EA9641C1063C}