Oinochoe

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 660.

Dimensions

31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.251

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ovoid body with small foot, trefoil mouth, and narrow neck. On the mouth, small knobs with ram’s horns. Around the shoulder are stamped rosettes; below a band of lions and horsemen, alternating. On the handle a dog, couchant. Considerably patched. Apparently only a small part is genuine.

Provenance

Alfred Greenough (b. 1843/44 - d. 1884), Milton, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker (b. 1817/18 - d. 1908); 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1908)

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles H. Parker