Gnathia Chous, Jug
|Artifact Identification||Gnathia Chous, Jug (1922.01.0054)|
|Period/Date||Hellenistic, 320 BCE.|
|Culture||South Italian Greek, Apulian|
|Dimension 1 (Height)||20.9 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||12.5 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Diameter)||8.2 cm|
|Measuring Remarks||D2 includes the handle. D3 is the base diameter.|
|Manufacturing Processes||Throwing, Firing, Painting, Glazing, Incising|
|Munsell Color Information||(N2.25/ 3.8%R ) -ns Moderate Orange Yellow ( 7.5YR 7/8) -ns|
APULIAN GNATHIA CHOUS Shape and Ornament: Ovoid body, trefoil mouth, strap handle. Narrow ridge around base. On shoulder, from top to bottom: egg pattern, wavy band, wave pattern, and long pendants, bordered above and and separated by double incised lines. On the body, a horizontal vine branch between vertical sprays. Stem and two grape clusters in red. Two uneven reserved and reddened bands around base. ACCESSORY COLORS Red: half wavy band, stem, and two grape clusters. White: Shoulder: egg band, wave pattern, and long pendants. On body, tendrils, sprays, leaves and three grape clusters. Yellow: half wavy band, tops of pendants. Attributed to the Circle of the Rose Painter by J. R. Green. About 320 B.C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 58, 7-8.
Oinochoe in London 1715 (Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum British Museum I [Great Britain I], pl. 4:13). A similar vine branch by the same painter appears on a skyphos in Bonn 1210 (Green, Gnathia Pottery in the Akademisches Kunstmuseum Bonn, 1976. P. 3 no. 2, pl. 2).
Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 46, Plate 58, 7-8.
|Credit Line/Dedication||University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection|