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Decorations: on one side, bands of dots, squares, etc. in white, red and yellow. From the lowest hang bunches of grapes and leaves, in yellow and white. One handle repaired. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #127 (12.1180) Skyphos Attributed to the Dotted-spray Group (Webster); attributed to...

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Provenance

Said to be from Capua (according to Vase-Painting in Italy, p. 203); by date unknown: Miss Helen Griggs Collection; loaned to MFA by Miss Helen Griggs; gift of Mis Helen Griggs to MFA, December 5, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen Griggs

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, about 300 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 127.

Dimensions

8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1180

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels