Seller: ancient_art4wuz (10,196) 100%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 232151530231 Gnathian Ware Trefoil OinochoeA Gnathian oinochoe with an an ovoid body petruding from a slender neck leading to a trefoil mouth with points at the sides and knob at the rear forming the inner end of the handle. The body sits on a round, flat bottom. Upon the body a decorative pattern in yellow ochre 'gold' paint, featuring a horizontal ivy pattern with tendrils intersperced vertically and additional rosettes within the middle. A band of dots sits upon the neck with a central rosette.Gnathian ware is characterised by the decorative use of certain colours. The yellow ochre was used as a substitute to gold paint. c. 3rd - 4th century B.C. Dimension:Width: 9.2 cmHeight: 17.6 cm Condition: Fine condition.