Ancient Art
Artist: Sidewinder Group, Greek, Southern Italy, ca. 340-320 B.C.

Gnathian ware chous

340–320 B.C.

Ceramic (white clay: Munsell 2.5Y 8/2). Gnathia ware. Black glaze with added yellow, red, and white pigments painted over.

Height: 14.3 cm. Diameter: 8.7 cm. Width of lip and handle: 8.3 cm. Diameter of foot: 4.8 cm.
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II, B.A. 1935
1993.46.34
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Period: 
Late Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

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

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).

“Acquisitions and Gifts 1993,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 175.

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.