Jug

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


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 140.

Dimensions

11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

80.625

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The incised ribs on the body are rough and shallow. Below the handle, beneath the black glaze, is an incised star. On the rim is a band of yellow egg-pattern above a chain of yellow cirlces with dotted pendants, the whole resembling a necklace. The lower body is reserved.

ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #140 (80.625)
Mug (oinochoe of shape 8M)
Attributed to the Knudsen Broup (Green)
Early 3rd century B.C.
Shape: Compare the red-figure example, cat. no. 55. This Gnathian example has a reserved stem topped by a fillet; the foot is in two degrees.
The incised ribs on the body are rough and shallow. Below the handle, beneath the black glaze, is an incised star. On the rim is a band of yellow egg-pattern above a chain of yellow circles with dotted pendants, the whole resembling a necklace. The lower body is reserved.

Provenance

Date unknown: according to Vase-Painting in Italy, no. 140: Bought by C. C. Perkins; purchased by MFA from General Funds, 1880

Credit Line

General Funds