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Accession_Number REDMG:1951.143.1
adlib_title Apulian gnathian; black gloss; overpainted trefoil-lip oinochoe
Shape Trefoil-lip oinochoe
Shape_description Trefoil mouth at the back of which is attached a nearly L-shaped strap handle, that begins above the height of the mouth and descends to join the lower shoulder; short neck broadening to a piriform body, ribbed below the shoulder under shortly above the foot; short ring foot with flat resting surface, diagonal inside wall, and slightly convex underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Shoulder decorated with yellow ivy wreath from which dangles an actor's mask at centre: white face to left with yellowish-brown hair, head and features. On either side, a pair of purple-red fillets with white dots and white strings at the bottom, inside long yellow dotted branches. White line around shoulder, above vertical ribbing. Otherwise black glazed except for reserved areas in uneven band around join of at bottom of ribbing, foot and underside.
Inscriptions
Condition Small grayish-white deposits on interior and mouth, as well as foot; glaze on lower handle and body slightly pitted.
Technique/Style Gnathian; black gloss; overpainted
Provenance
Period
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist Dunedin Group
Attribution Possibly in the Dunedin Group, according to J.R. Green (14.11.2003)
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Oblique view from above of the right side of a Gnathian oinochoe with ribbed body and ivy wreath, garlands, and theatrical mask on the neck and shoulder.
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Detail of the trefoil mouth of a Gnathian oinochoe.
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Three-quarter view of the front and right side of a Gnathian oinochoe.
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Detail of the shoulder of a Gnathian oinochoe showing a theatrical mask and ivy wreath.
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Detail of the shoulder of a Gnathian oinochoe showing a theatrical mask and ivy wreath.
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Front view of a Gnathian oinochoe showing the decoration on the shoulder, and the white band near the foot.
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Oblique view from above of the front of Gnathian oinochoe showing the mouth, the decoration on shoulder and the white band near the foot.
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Front view of the right side of a Gnathian oinochoe showing the decoration on the shoulder and the handle.
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Front view of the back of a Gnathian oinochoe showing the handle and the white band near the foot.
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Front view of the left side of a Gnathian oinochoe showing the decoration on the shoulder and the handle.
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Three quarter view of the front and left side of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing ivy wreath, garlands, and theatrical mask decorating the shoulder.
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Three quarter view of the front and left side of a Gnathian oinochoe.
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Comparanda
Bibliography T.B.L. Webster, BICS 15 (1968) 29 and pl. 3D (after cleaning); T.B.L. Webster, JHS 1951 pl. 45C (before cleaning) pl. IIa; MNC 93, 1TV6b.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 25.5
Diameters Body 14.5; base 7.2
Handle_height 12.2
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 09.08.2002; 21.10.2004; 10.01.2006; 24.04.2017
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