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
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex collection Dr. Paul Arndt.

Bibliography: 

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.