Ostracon Ancient Art, fine antiquities

Gnathia ware skyphos of the Alexandria Group, ca. 300 BC

Gnathia ware skyphos of the Alexandria Group, ca. 300 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1311494
Ostracon Ancient Art
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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 $780.00 
Thin walled skyphos of rounded body. Below the rim white blobs flanking a line. One side with a wheel motif at center. Red lines at the join to the ribbed body.
The inside of the foot and the reserved area to the beaker covered with a dense red wash.
Good example of the Alexandria Group. Close in shape and size to item no. 258 in: J.W. Hayes. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto 1984.
H. 9 cm (3.5 in)
W. handles 13.6 cm (5.35 in)
Intact and of museum quality. Some craquelure on the gilded white, excellent preservation of applied decoration.
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