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The stem of the foot is divided from the body by a deep incision that cuts off the tips of the ribs. There is vertical ribbing on the body, topped on either side by a row of yellow dots above a white stripe. On either side of the rim is a band of yellow wave-pattern framed by yellow stripes. ...

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By date unknown: Dr. Henry J. Bigelow Collection; gift of Dr. Henry J. Bigelow to MFA, March 6, 1888

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Henry J. Bigelow

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

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 138.


10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World