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Pitcher (epichysis)

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Very squat; decoration similar to 01.8112 ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #121 (01.8113) Epichysis about 330 B.C. The neck is offset and decorated with white rays. On the body is a broad wreath with alternating red and white leaves and an axial yellow roundel. Above this, on the shoulder, is a...

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By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Bari: marked Lecce.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 330 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 121.


14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World