Greek Guttos

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From ancient Greece, Magna Graecia, southern Italy, ca. 325 BC.

Black-glazed pottery vessel with rounded body, short neck and rounded handle.

Stamped center is a wonderfully relief of hippocampus with rider holding shield.

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Material: Terracotta

Condition: Restored

Provenance: French Art market

More details

  • The hippocampus comes from Greek mythology, and is said to have served the God of seas, earthquakes and horses – none other than Poseidon.