Attributed to the Knudsen Group | Terracotta oinochoe (jug) | Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Canosan | Late Classical | The Met

Attributed to the Knudsen Group | Terracotta oinochoe (jug) | Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Canosan | Late Classical | The Met

Canosan pottery askos, 4th-3rd century B.C.The large spherical body on a flat base, with a wide strap handle and a cylindrical spout, the rim flaring, a mold-made facing head of Medusa applied to the body below the spout and on the opposite end, a snake extending onto her cheeks, their tails knotted low on her neck, each side of the vessel with a figure of a Tritoness, her arms upraised, preserving extensive polychrome, including yellow, red, pink and blue, 49 cm high. Private collection

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Canosan pottery askos, 4th-3rd century B.C.The large spherical body on a flat base, with a wide strap handle and a cylindrical spout, the rim flaring, a mold-made facing head of Medusa applied to the body below the spout and on the opposite end, a snake extending onto her cheeks, their tails knotted low on her neck, each side of the vessel with a figure of a Tritoness, her arms upraised, preserving extensive polychrome, including yellow, red, pink and blue, 49 cm high. Private collection

A Canosan terracotta volute krater terminal  Circa 3rd Century B.C.

A Canosan terracotta volute krater terminal Circa 3rd Century B.C.

Canosan Pyxis: Graeco-Italic, 3rd century B.C. This box represents fertilty. The eggs around the edge, continuing tendril and the goddess with fruit charms in her hair are all signs of birth.

Canosan Pyxis: Graeco-Italic, 3rd century B.C. This box represents fertilty. The eggs around the edge, continuing tendril and the goddess with fruit charms in her hair are all signs of birth.

RARE ANCIENT GREEK CANOSAN HELLENISTIC POTTERY KANTHAROS 3rd Century

RARE ANCIENT GREEK CANOSAN HELLENISTIC POTTERY KANTHAROS 3rd Century

This figure represents a Greek terracotta horse and rider from the Canosan Hellenistic Period, which can be considered the period from the death of Alexander the great (323 B.C.) to the battle of Actuim (31 B.C.) This very fine horse and rider was molded of tan clay and then lavishly painted with the vibrant polychrome that is typical of Hellenistic terracotta’s from Magna Græcia. From CENTURIPE , Sicily Italy - NYC private collection

This figure represents a Greek terracotta horse and rider from the Canosan Hellenistic Period, which can be considered the period from the death of Alexander the great (323 B.C.) to the battle of Actuim (31 B.C.) This very fine horse and rider was molded of tan clay and then lavishly painted with the vibrant polychrome that is typical of Hellenistic terracotta’s from Magna Græcia. From CENTURIPE , Sicily Italy - NYC private collection

A Canosan pottery figural vase, Apulia, ca. 3rd century BCE

A Canosan pottery figural vase, Apulia, ca. 3rd century BCE

A CANOSAN POTTERY FIGURAL VASE   Apulia,circa 3rd Cent.BC Christie's

A CANOSAN POTTERY FIGURAL VASE Apulia,circa 3rd Cent.BC Christie's

A GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE  CANOSAN, HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

A GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE CANOSAN, HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

A HELLENISTIC POLYCHROME PAINTED TERRACOTTA HEAD 'VASE' - CANOSAN, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

A HELLENISTIC POLYCHROME PAINTED TERRACOTTA HEAD 'VASE' - CANOSAN, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

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