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Miniature oinochoe or chous

Greek
Classical Period
about 425 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.52

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

A boy wearing a wreath and an amulet string crawls toward a dog.

Provenance

By 1892: A. van Branteghem Collection (Hotel Drouot auction of the Van Branteghem collection, Paris, May 30-31 and June 1, lot 139: said to be from Athens); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund