Pitcher (oinochoe)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 184.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.21 H. 0.152 D.

Accession Number

72.105

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, imitation Bichrome III ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Light slip. Modern painting of horse in black over traces of orignal decoration.

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