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Miniature jug (oinochoe)

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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.


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

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


8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass; Core-formed


The Ancient World