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Ribbed to within two inches of top; above, a vine pattern of yellow, on each side, a swan in the middle of this pattern. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY Skyphos-Krater End of 4th or early 3rd century B.C. Shape: This large, heavy vessel is more suitable for mixing than for drinking wine, in...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Thomas G. Appleton Collection; gift of Nathan Appleton to MFA, September 18, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Nathan Appleton

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, End of 4th or early 3rd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 131.

Dimensions

35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.123

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels