Pitcher (oinochoe)

Greek
Archaic Period
640–630 B.C.
the Painter of Vatican 73


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth

Dimensions

Height: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.14

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The main zone of decoration has a siren between two sphinxes, and to left, leopard, panther-bird, goat, leopard; to right, leopard, stag, leopard, bull. The background in decorated with rosettes.
The shoulder zone has a petal pattern, white rosettes, and a checkerboard pattern.
Near the base are rays.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, January 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.