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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.16
adlib_title Gnathian black glaze; added colour oinochoe
Shape Oinochoe
Shape_description Trefoil mouth at the back of which is attached a hook-shaped round handle that begins above the height of the mouth and turns back to join the shoulder, with a slight spur; short neck curving into a baggy body in a continuous curve; short ring foot with narrow, rounded resting surface, diagonal inside wall, and pointed underside. Handle attachment is indicative of the Dotted Spray Group
Material Terracotta
Fabric Gnathian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3
Decoration Black glazed, except for interior (beyond mouth), lower part of body, and underside. Superimposed (faded) decoration: dotted spray around lower part of neck; mask falling between two dotted sprays; red band on reserved area at lower part of body.
Inscriptions
Condition Superposed colour faded and glaze worn on widest part of body, scratched on rim, handle, and body, small chip on mouth.
Technique/Style Black glaze; added colour
Provenance
Period Early Hellenistic
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist Dotted Spray Group
Attribution JRG 14.11.2003: Imitation of Dotted Spray Group
Image
2003.93.0077.jpg
2003.93.0077.jpg
Right side view of a Gnathian oinochoe showing trefoil mouth and handle.
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2003.93.0091.jpg
2003.93.0091.jpg
Right side view of a Gnathian oinochoe showing trefoil mouth and handle.
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Left side view of a Gnathian oinochoe showing trefoil mouth and handle.
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2003.98.0146.jpg
Right side view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the body, the handle and the trefoil lip.
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2003.98.0147.jpg
2003.98.0147.jpg
Top view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the mouth and handle.
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Right side view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the body, the handle and the trefoil lip.
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2004.99.0038.jpg
Right side view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the body, the handle and the trefoil lip.
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Front view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the trefoil lip and the front of the body.
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Left side view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the body, the handle and the trefoil lip.
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2004.99.0041.jpg
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Back view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the handle.
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Oblique 3/4-view of the right side view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the body, the handle and the trefoil lip.
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Oblique 3/4-view of the right side of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the body, the handle and the trefoil lip.
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2004.99.0044.jpg
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Top view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the trefoil lip and the top of the handle.
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2004.99.0045.jpg
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Bottom view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the reserved underside.
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Detail of body of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing worn glaze.
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2005.99.0087.jpg
Left side view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the body, the handle and the trefoil lip.
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2005.99.0088.jpg
2005.99.0088.jpg
Front view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the trefoil lip and the front of the body.
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2005.99.0089.jpg
Right side view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the body, the handle and the trefoil lip.
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2005.99.0090.jpg
2005.99.0090.jpg
Back view of a Gnathian oinochoe, showing the trefoil lip and the back of the body.
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Comparanda
Bibliography T.B.L. Webster, Monuments Illustrating Old and Middle Comedy3 (rev. J.R. Green). BICS 39 (1978): TV 26q
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 9.9
Diameters Neck 2.1, body 6.0, base 3.6
Handle_height 5.5
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 09.08.2002; 21.10.2004; 10.01.2006; 31.07.2006
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