6 July 2016
A MESSAPIAN KALATHOS AND GNATHIA WARE SKYPHOS
APULIA, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
The kalathos with large flaring rim, decorated with painted buff bands of foliate decoration, an ivy trail on the rim interior; the skyphos with grape vine, tongues, and dotted and wavy bands, details in added red, white and yellow
Kalathos: 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high; skyphos: 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high
Private collection, Hamburg, acquired prior to 1977; and thence by descent to the present owner.
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Rui da Silva
Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Kunst der Antike: Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, 21 January-6 March 1977.
W. Hornbostel, Kunst der Antike - Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Mainz, 1977, cat. nos 317 & 325.
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