Pitcher (oinochoe)

Roman Provincial
Augustan Period
25 B.C.–A.D. 10


Place of Manufacture: Turkey, Cilicia, Tarsus

Dimensions

Height: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.) diameter: 11.3 cm.

Accession Number

50.2298

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, mold-made, lead-glazed

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Lead-glazed oinochoe with silvery green iridescence. Relief decoration of a nude draped with a cloak, bearing a tray atop head, surrounded by sprays of grapevine. Intact.

Provenance

By date unknown: Charles Bain Hoyt Collection (according to his associate Burdon-Muller, the Hoyt "Greek & Roman glass and lead-glazed vases were all purchased from Kelekian and Kouchakji in New York"; bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to MFA, May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt