Apulian Red-Figured Nestoris

SKU: MS.0149

Origin: Mediterranean
Circa: c. 4th century BC
Dimensions: 6.5" (16.5cm) Height
Medium: Terracotta

Obverse with seated youth wearing tunic, pilos helmet and high laced boots, holding phiale and wreath; reverse with seated draped female holding phiale; band of waves below the scenes, vertical double dotted bands either side, palmette under handles, rays around rim, handles with banded vertical rays, details in added white.


Jacques Errera collection, 19th Century, Belgium; thence by descent to the present owner

One handle repaired. Black painted decoration on handles is rubbed. Most of the added white is now lost with small areas still remaining. Patches of light coloured dirt encrustation overall, particularly on reverse. Some light wear and some minor scratches overall.

Musées royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels, Belgium, 1934-1957.

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