Miniature jug (oinochoe)

Greek
Late Classical or Hellenistic Period
about 350–250 B.C.


Dimensions

8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8223

Medium or Technique

Glass; Core-formed

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body and handle of oinochoe is a translucent dark blue glass decorated with a carefully executed feather pattern composed of opaque white, yellow, and greenish blue threads.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Pozzuoli. There had been recent finds near Cumae & the shop was filled with things thence.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund