Pitcher (oinochoe)

Greek
Late Protogeometric Period
about 900 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.691

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small oinochoe with trefoil mouth; high looped handle with cross-strut to rim. Horizontal lines on handle. Reserved band on shoulder has five large cross-hatched standing triangles; below, two narrow reserved bands. The remainder of exterior black glazed.

Provenance

By 1959: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (acquired in July, 1959 from La Reine Margot in Paris); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, October 8, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III