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The body has vertical ribbing. There are yellow rays on the neck. Around the shoulder is a band of yellow dots framed by white stripes. (text from Vase-Painting In Italy, catalogue entry no. 135) ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #136 (58.1308) Bottle Probably early 3rd century B.C. Shape:...

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By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; November 13, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 131.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, probably early 3rd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 135.


Height: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World