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Fragment of a large oinochoe

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Fragment of a large oinochoë. A nude boy advances to right holding out an oinochoë in his right hand; in his left he holds a lyre. In front of him a youth advances to right drunk, in front of him a woman in a Doric chiton hurries to right, turning around to look at the youth.

Provenance

By 1896: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Paris, October 10, 1896); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Classical Period, about 400 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

10.190

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels