Pitcher (oinochoe)

Greek, South Italian
Early Hellenistic Period
about 320 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 077.

Dimensions

12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.1351

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bust of a young Pan facing left. An ivy leaf and scrolling tendril are at right, palm fronds at lower left. The figure panel has lower and lateral frames of simple reserved lines; the upper frame of simple black tongues is unintentionally smeared with black glaze. There is a cross of red wash under the reserved foot.

ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, # 77 - (15.1351)
Oinochoe (shape 3)
about 320 B.C.
Source Unknown
Bust of a young Pan facing left. Added white, perhaps originally tinted yellow, is used for the horns, fillet, and the collar of his garment (?). An ivy leaf and scrolling tendril are at right, palm fronds at lower left. The figure panel has lower and lateral frames of simple reserved lines; the upper frame of simple black tongues is unintentionally smeared with black glaze. There is a cross of red wash under the reserved foot.

Provenance

Apparatus 1915: accessioned June 23, 1993 as Source Unknown

Credit Line

Source unidentified