Pitcher (trefoil oinochoe)

Italic, Etruscan
Geometric Period
700–675 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.952

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Main frieze of various fish; rays below, and enclosed rays above, separated by bands of stripes. Opposed triangles between vertical stripes, framed above and below by bands of stripes.
Red-brown glaze on buff clay. Etrusco-Corinthian

Provenance

By unknown date in the 1960s: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James's Place, Philadelphia, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 43, no. A2); by 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 11, 1969

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund