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Greek Apulian Gnathia-Ware Epichysis

Pegasus Gallery Antiquities


An extremely attractive Apulian Greek black glazed Gnathia-ware epichysis with a broad body and high arched handle. The opening of the long spout is molded with two heads in relief. The body is painted with the bust of a woman whose hair is bound in a kekryphalos (Hair Style). She is surrounded by curling tendrils in added gold and white paint.

South Italian Colony, Apulia, C. 4th Century BCE.

Size: H.

Excellent condition. Small surface damage at the base (as seen in picture 2).

Ex. Private Collection, UK. Acquired from Helios Gallery Antiquities in 2014/15.

Ref: Similar example seen in the British Museum.

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Collections: Archieve

Category: Apulian Epichysis, Gnathia-Ware

Type: Epichysis

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