SPECIAL ADVISORY: To safeguard against the spread of COVID-19, the Yale University Art Gallery will remain closed until further notice. Learn More

Ancient Art

Gnathia ware cup-skyphos

350–320 B.C.

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

2 1/2 × 9 1/2 in. (6.4 × 24.1 cm)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II, B.A. 1935
1993.46.35
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Period: 
Late Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
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): 1–33 pages.

“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.