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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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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.


35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World