From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS4805
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Gnathian | South Italian
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Gnathia
Date Made 300 - 275 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

In form a very large skyphos, Attic type. 5 zones or bands of decoration. Top of bottom. Top zone, A: 5 panels with decoration once in added color, left to right rosette; palmette-rosette; frontal mask, bird on each side; palmette-rosette; rosette. B: No panels. Continuous horizontal garland. 2nd zone. Continuous vertical, closely spaced reeding A&B except that in center of A is a panel with a bird. 3rd zone. Narrow band all around with bead-and-reel. 4th zone. Continuous vertical, closely spaced reeding. 5th zone. Lower wall, reserved except for two wheel-glazed bands, broad at top, narrow one below it.

Height 31.5 cm
Outside Diameter 26.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Wilder M. Perry, Exec. of the Estate of Frances Stearns, 1912

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