Seller: hix.antiquitatis (698) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 272292032615 Apulian Red-Figure OinochoeAn ancient Apulian Greek red-figure oinochoe, a wine pitcher, decorated with a head of Dionysos wearing a garland in profile with vines on either side and details in added white. Apulia, Magna Graecia, Southern Italy. Ca. 340-300 BC. Height: 7 1/4 in. (18.5 cm).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 James Phinney Baxter (1831–1921) American businessman and benefactor of Portland, Maine, acquired in Nola, Southern Italy in 1885 (written on the underside).#3524 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBEDHIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORKMember: 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.