Oinochoe

Italic, Etruscan
Orientalizing
7th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 434.

Dimensions

22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.808

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Plump body, conical neck, trefoil mouth. The handle projects from the mouth and has a broken ladder pattern. Buff clay, zones of brick red, on some of which are purple bands. On the main zone incised pairs of concentric semi-circles; dots of yellowish white. On the shoulder, tongues in groups of seven.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); (according to Fairbanks, Catalogue: [03.805-03.808] were found together . . . in a cemetery near Suessola); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900