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Greek art (attic or italian)
Second half of the 5th century B.C.
H: 10 cm
Intact piece, in perfect state of conservation. Several chips and cracks in the black varnish.
A large dark brown-black terracotta vessel, certainly fired in a reducing atmosphere. It is equipped with a small handle and with a long gutter-shaped spout.
Carved from a block of pink limestone, this large bowl with a rounded profile has a slightly asymmetrical shape and an irregular edge, nevertheless highlighted by a band with a thicker relief.
This core-formed bowl is simply decorated with lathe-cut grooves just below the lip. The base is slightly concave.
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