Lot 153: A large Greek Gnathia ware ribbed olpe
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A large Greek Gnathia ware ribbed olpe, Apulia, c. 330 300 BC, the body decorated with beautiful vertical ribbing in imitation of metal ware, the neck adorned with a gold vine pattern, and the handle terminates with wonderful polychromed relief head of a lion. H: 10 in (24.8 cm). A handsome example with light deposits. Ex Orange County private collection.
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