Oinochoe

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.
Painter The Micali Painter


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 574.

Dimensions

28.2 cm (11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.88

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Early Black Figure with a reminiscence of metal technique. The neck and handle black. Around the shoulder is a narrow red band with a human-headed bird, two lions or panthers and between them rings. Around the body a frieze of winged figures, alternately male and female, running to right. Details incised. No color.

Provenance

By 1877: William Sturgis Bigelow, Boston (loaned to MFA [loan 116, Big. 41]); gift of W. S. Bigelow to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection