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Ancient Art

Black jug

ca. 350–330 B.C.

Ceramic (very pale brown clay: Munsell 10YR 7/4). Gnathia ware. Black-glazed with added red, white, and yellow painted over.

24.13 × 12.7 × 13.49 cm (9 1/2 × 5 × 5 5/16 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Paul V. C. Baur of New Haven, Connecticut, 6 May, 1953
1953.11.2
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Period: 
Late Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Gift of Mrs. Paul V.C. Baur of New Haven, Connecticut, 6 May, 1953.

Bibliography: 

Wendy M. Watson, South Italian Greek Vases: From the collection of George Walter Vincent and Belle Townsley Smith (Springfield, Mass.: G.W. Vincent Smith Art Museum, 1986).

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.