GNATHIA ROUND-BODIED EPICHYSIS

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GNATHIA ROUND-BODIED EPICHYSIS

High arching handle to beaked spout, flanked by small lion masks in relief; added polychrome decoration om body in rows of s-pattern, meanders, zigzags and a central row of horizontal laurels with frontal rosette in centre; all within row of egg-and-dart pattern. Small fire crack, otherwise intact.

H. 19,2 cm. Ex priv. coll. P.J., Netherlands, formerly with Jacques Schulman BV., Amsterdam, 1978, List 213, nr. 18.

Circle of the Rose Painter, c. 330 BC

Cf. J.R. Green, Gnathia Pottery, Bonn 1976; BICCS Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, University of London 1971, vol.18, p. 32

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