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Pitcher (oinochoe)

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Principal design, in white and yellow, a head of Nike, with wings. Slightly restored and retouched. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, # 72 - (89.276) Oinochoe (shape 1) Attributed to the White SakkosPainter about 320-310 B.C. In the center, rendered in yellow and white, the head of Nike emerges...

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By 1889: with R. Lanciani (purchased in Rome from Sig. Marinangeli; said to be from Ruvo); purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, about 320–310 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 072.


39.5 cm (15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World