Gnathia-ware Apulian oinochoe with vine branch
Nicely preserved, delicate piece of ancient art. Decorated with vine branch. Acquired 1965 at Hermann Zirkel Gallery, Cologne, Germany.
Red clay with black slip, painted in white and yellow.
So-called Gnathia pottery
2nd half 4th - 1st half 3rd century BC
Early Hellenistic epoch
Pear-shaped jug with ring-shaped base and flat-convex handle. Short neck opening into a trefoil-shaped mouth.
The body is painted with a vine branch, two white lines above.
Height 100 mm, Diameter 63 mm.
Very well preserved, delicate piece of ancient art. Only minimal wear and chips. Slip on handle worn.
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Cambridge (MA) Fogg Museum and Gallatin Collections Pl. 36.1
Acquired 2018 from the German family collection Bergweiler which was formed over several generations. Acquired by Ä. and P. Bergweiler October 5th, 1965 at Antiquitätenhandlung Hermann Zirkel, Cologne, Germany.
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