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None of the ornamental bands framed by incised lines completely encircles the neck or body. In the middle of the body is a white and yellow grapevine with a red central stripe, the so-called Oxford vine. Below this is a band of white, dotted egg-pattern. On the neck and shoulder are five...

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By date unknown: Thomas Gold Appleton Collection (according to. Robinson, Catalogue, no. 501: purchased by him of Alessandro Castellani; from Gnatia); gift of Thomas Gold Appleton to MFA, 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gold Appleton

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical - Early Hellenistic Period, about 340–320 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 119.


Height 19.6 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World