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06.11.17

New Additions - BLACK GLAZED OLPE


OLPE A VERNICE NERAOLPE A VERNICE NERAOLPE A VERNICE NERAOLPE A VERNICE NERA
Magna Graecia, IV century B.C. Little black glazed pottery olpe with slightly bulbous body, flared rim and strap handle.
Black-glazed pottery was produced especially in the Classical and Hellenistic periods. During reduced firing, sintering of the iron-rich clay led to a shiny black surface. Such pottery was produced both on the potters wheel or impressed in pre-shaped matrixes. The glaze was added on with a paintbrush on the wheel, or by dipping. Within about a hundred years, during the 5th century BC, black-glazed wares replaced the previously popular red-figure pottery from the Mediterranean markets. Since the Hellenistic periods, non-Greek workshops also produced it, usually just serving local or regional markets. In recent years, the importance of the type in modern research has increased considerably, especially in the contexts of culinary habits, regional contacts and trade links.
Cod. 151/2014


Year: 350-300 a.C.
Dimension: Higth 8 cm
Note:

Intact



» Euro 180,00

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