Provenance: Swiss private collection from 1977
For a similar item see: Fitzwilliam Museum, Object Number: GR.13.1952
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ATTRIBUTED TO THE ROSE PAINTER
CIRCA 340-320 B.C.
Beautiful bottle from Gnathia attributed to the Rose Painter. Done in the classic Gnathia style with large bands of ivy garlands, dotted ovolo, filled dots and rays. Painted in red,white and yellow highlights.
The central figure shows imagery of a swan, an iconographic identifier of Aphrodite. Measures 6 1/4 inches in height.
Provenance: Ex. Gebhard and Johannes Hager...
Magna Graecia, Southern Italy.
Circa 4th Century B.C.
Here you find a rare ancient pottery plate with a flaring pedestal foot from the Greek colonies of Southern Italy. This dish is painted in the exterior part with decorative elements done in black paint. The interior is adorned with a ‘Lady of fashion’ wearing a saccos, earrings and decorative diadem with white accents. Condition: traces of ancient restoration on few sections...
CIRCA 320 B.C.
On the left side of the vase we have a seated woman, clothed in a high grit peplos. In one hand she is holding a cista and the other a thyrsus (staff with pine cone ). Her hair is wrapped in a beaded and ribbed saccos...
This collection of over 200 artifacts was uncovered by Captain Farwell near the end of WWII. Several of the pieces were displayed in museums in Italy, as well as Detroit and most have been published in a book written by Captain Farwell...
Measurement: 1.4 x 1.1 x.4 cm
Material/colour: glazed steatite with traces of blue glaze at ends.
Technique: carved stone pierced lengthwise; glazed.
Condition: chip from halfway down one long side...
Provenance: The estate of Bill Jamieson.
Provenance: Swiss private collection from 1978
This type of "Greek" ceramic is classified as Xenon ware as was named after a similar kantharos that is found in the Frankfurt Museum and has inscribed in it...