8 June 2004
AN APULIAN GNATHIAN-WARE HYDRIA
CIRCA 325-300 B.C.
Black-glazed, with vertical ribbing on the body, a reserved band at the shoulder, the neck with a necklace in added white composed of a two register net-pattern, the upper register dotted, beech nut pendants along the lower register, each terminating in three dots, the handles ribbed, the horizontal handles with dotted rings in relief at the center (one preserved), molded ovolo along the rim
20½ in. (52.1 cm.) high
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1980.
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