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Fragment of an oinochoe

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Bellerophon mounted on Pegasus (white) attacks the Chimaera. To him flies a winged figure bearing a wreath. Note: golden brown details; white dots on brim of Bellerophon's hat, white strap under chin; anklet of flying figure and dots on wing; teeth and breath of Chimaera. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING...

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Provenance

By 1910: with E. P. Warren (bought in Rome); 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, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 350–340 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 027.

Dimensions

10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.204

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels