Pitcher (oinochoe)

Cypriote
Cypro-archaic Period
about 700–600 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 185.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.23 H. 0.178 D.

Accession Number

72.97

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, imitation Bichrome IV Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Light slip; modern decoration - eyes, quadruped, etc., painted over original design.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription