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.

5 5/8 × 3 7/16 in. (14.3 × 8.7 cm)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II, B.A. 1935
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Late Classical
Containers - Ceramics

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


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).

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

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

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