Pitcher (oinochoe) with a comic actor

Greek, South Italian
Classical Period
about 360–350 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 020.

Dimensions

Height: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.93

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pitcher with ovoid body and tall, concave neck (Trendall, form 8). Comic actor (slave) running to left.

Provenance

By 1912: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren