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Miniature oinochoe, or chous

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Small oinochoë with globular body and trefoil mouth. A small nude boy holding out his hand to a deer. A wreath on the neck. no data.. Shape Description:


By 1897: Somzée Collection; by 1910: with E. P. Warren; 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 420–410 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World