An ancient Apulian Greek black glazed Gnathia-ware kylix with attenuated handles and a cylindrical foot. In the interior is painted a woman in profile wearing a kekryphalos and chignon. The interior rim painted with a meander pattern, the exterior with a laurel wreath. Gnathia ware is so named as it was first found at the Apulian site of Egnathia. The black glaze ware is often decorated with red, white, or yellow floral motifs.Production probably was centered around Taras, with workshops in Egnathia and Canosa. The output and quality of the Greek colonial potters working in Apulia increased greatly following the Peloponnesian War when Attic exports fell off sharply.
Apulian craftsmanship is an amalgamation of the Ionian (Athenian, Attic) conventions, and Doric (western colonial Greek) styles, with a noticeable native Italian aesthetic. Formerly in the collection of G. GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED. HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK.Member: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA). See our'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.
The item "Apulian Greek Gnathia-Ware Kylix Ancient Art & Antiquities" is in sale since Wednesday, January 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Greek".antiquitatis" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.