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Ancient Art

Epichysis

3rd Century B.C.

Ceramic. Gnathia ware. Black glaze with added red and white pigments and red wash.

with handle: 12.1 × 10.6 cm (4 3/4 × 4 3/16 in.)
without handle: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)
diameter of base: 10.1 cm (4 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.284
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ex collection Dr. Paul Arndt.

Bibliography: 

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922), 172–173, no. 284.

Maxwell George Kanowski, Containers of Classical Greece: A Handbook of Shapes (St. Lucia, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 1984), 108–11.

J. R. Green, “More Gnathia Pottery in Bonn,” Archaologischer Anzeiger (1977): 551–63.

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Preliminary Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases in Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1914), 30, no. 289.

Arthur Dale Trendall, Red Figure Vases of South Italy and Sicily (New York: Thames and Hudson, 1989).

J. R. Green, “Some Painters of Gnathia Vases,” Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies of the University of London 15 (1968): 34–50.

Margaret Ellen Mayo and Kenneth Hamma, The Art of South Italy: Vases from Magna Graecia (Richmond, Va.: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1982), 272–73.

T. B.L. Webster, “Towards a Classification of Apulian Gnathian,” Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies at the University of London 15 (1968): 1–33.

J. M. Padgett et al., Vase Painting in Italy: Red-Figure and Related Works in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1993), 199–201, no. 119–22.

Henry Beauchamp Walters, History of Ancient Pottery: Greek, Etruscan, and Roman (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1905), 173.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.