Fragment of an oinochoe

Greek
Archaic Period
the Taleides Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

10.210

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of an oinochoe. Nine pieces put together. Remainder of four standing figures. Poseidon, Hermes and two females. A vertical Greek inscription (in retrograde) in the center between Poseidon and Hermes, ‘Taleides made it,’ (TALEIDES [EPOIESEN]).

Inscription

ΤΑΛΕΙΔΕΣΕΠΟΙ[ΕSΕΝ] retrograde.

Provenance

By 1910: with E. P. Warren (bought from Bourguignon in Naples); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution