Lot n° 232
500 - 600
Guttus in black glazed terracotta decorated... - Lot 232 - FEE - Stanislas Machoïr
Guttus in black glazed terracotta decorated in its center with the head of a bearded man and whose globular body is punctuated with flutes. Beautiful surface luster.
This type of Guttus decorated with a medallion in relief must have contained perfumed oils, used for the exercises of the palestra or for the toilet. The molded rim on the outside of the spout was used to spread the oil on the skin. The spout must have been closed by a stopper.
Great Greece L :10,5 cm H :9,6 cm
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