Unique terracotta vessel with a crescent shape and face. Narrow flared spout with
a very distinguished and carefully rendered face. This masterpiece has an overall
reddish-brown slip and the features are molded into the clay that project outward.
His face is painted off white and outlined in black for contrast. The coloring on
the angled linear band atop the forehead is a faded blue-gray. Black remains on the
peripheral. Scattered mineral deposits throughout the front. Rim pieces and nose
tip has been reattached with minimal paint over break lines. A very rare find. Measures
5.5” tall by 7” wide
Ca. 400- 100 B.C.