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Lead-glazed pitcher (oinochoe)

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Oinochoe with knobbed handle. On body, three upright pointed leaves, between groups of three straight and two zigzag lines.


By date unknown: Charles Bain Hoyt Collection (according to his associate Burdon-Muller, the Hoyt "Greek & Roman glass and lead-glazed vases were all purchased from Kelekian and Kouchakji in New York"; bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to MFA, May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection

Roman, Imperial Period, Flavian or Trajanic, A.D. 80–120

Place of Manufacture

South Italy


Height: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.) diameter: 7.5 cm.

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Brown Lead Glaze, mold-made?


The Ancient World