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Gnathia ware cup, northern Apulia, ca. 270 BC

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1342609
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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Thin-walled Gnathia ware cup with gently raised wall. The base rendered as a small ring.
The inside decorated with fine white lines enclosing three red bands. The decoration is characteristic for late Canosan Gnathia ware.
Northern Apulia, Canosa, ca. 270 BC
D. 14.7 cm (5.8 in)
H. 5.1 cm (2 in)
Intact and of fine condition. Thin-walled. Peeled off spot inside, minor wear in places.
Swiss private collection, by descent. In family possession before 1968.

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