Ancient Art
Artist: Johnson’s Group II, Greek, Attic, ca 450-430 B.C.

Red-figure Owl Skyphos (glaux)

ca. 450 B.C.

Terracotta

8.8 x 16.4 x 10.8 cm (3 7/16 x 6 7/16 x 4 1/4 in.)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II, B.A. 1935
1993.46.21
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II, acquired in Greece; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1993.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions and Gifts 1993,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 173.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 49, no. 43, pl. 51.3–4, fig. 43.

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