26 - 27 October 2004
AN APULIAN GNATHIA WARE EPICHYSIS
CIRCA 340-320 B.C.
The body with central figure of a swan with outstretched wings, flanked by decorative foliate spiral trails, rows of ovolo, chevron and dotted bands above and below, two moulded faces at base of spout and join of handle, details in yellow and white, spout repaired; and another Apulian gnathia ware epichysis, similar, with reel-shaped body and central figure of a swan, the shoulder above with palmettes and band of ovolo around extended edge, foot repaired, circa 340-320 B.C.
8¼ in. (21 cm.) and 7½ in. (19 cm.) high respectively (2)
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Tierbilder, 1983, no. 150 bis; and Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 41 (item one).
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