Trefoil oinochoe

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Dimensions

Height (max.): 53 cm (20 7/8 in.) Height (to lip): 50.5 cm (19 7/8 in.); Diameter (max.): 31 cm (12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.699

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The body is decorated in three rows of abstract patterns in relief with incised outlines. The handle ends in a female head with hair in two long tresses, and simian heads as side terminals on rim.

Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., November 13, 1968

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund