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A nude youth to left, head to right, holding a distaff and a small jug. A miniature chous, less spherical. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY #7 ( 97.605) Oinochoe (shape 3) End of 5th century B.C. A nude boy, a toddler, walks to the left while looking back to the right at the streptos (twisted...

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By date unknown: Howard P. Arnold Collection; gift of Howard P. Arnold to MFA, 1897

Credit Line

Gift of H. P. Arnold

Greek, South Italian, Classical Period, End of 5th century B.C

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 007.


8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World