Bottle

Greek, South Italian
Early Hellenistic Period
probably early 3rd century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 135.

Dimensions

Height: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.1308

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The body has vertical ribbing. There are yellow rays on the neck. Around the shoulder is a band of yellow dots framed by white stripes.

(text from Vase-Painting In Italy, catalogue entry no. 135)

ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #136 (58.1308)
Bottle
Probably early 3rd century B.C.
Shape: Compare cat. no. 134; the mouth is narrower and more flaring; the foot consists of a tall sloping riser above a slender disk.
The body has vertical rigging. There are yellow rays on the neck. Around the shoulder is a band of yellow dots framed by white stripes.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; November 13, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 131.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer