Apulian Greek Gnathia-Ware Kylix
An ancient Apulian Greek black glazed Gnathia-ware kylix with attenuated handles and a cylindrical foot. In the interior is painted a woman in profile wearing a kekryphalos and chignon. The interior rim painted with a meander pattern, the exterior with a laurel wreath.
Apulia, Magna Graecia, Southern Italy.
Gnathia ware is so named as it was first found at the Apulian site of Egnathia. The black glaze ware is often decorated with red, white, or yellow floral motifs. Production probably was centered around Taras, with workshops in Egnathia and Canosa.
Formerly in the collection of G. Granelli de Croon, 1965-1970, Switzerland.
BUY or BID Sale
Over this summer, we identified objects of interest to include in our Fall 2018 Buy or Bid Sale. To entice you, we reduced prices on select objects. For other objects, we are willing to consider reasonable offers.
We reduced the price of this kylix from $2,500 to $1,500
You can purchase the item by following the "Purchase" link on this page.
We will also consider a reasonable offer for this object. To make an offer, contact us by following the "Make an Offer" link below