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Pitcher (oinochoe)

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Small oinochoe with trefoil mouth; high looped handle with cross-strut to rim. Horizontal lines on handle. Reserved band on shoulder has five large cross-hatched standing triangles; below, two narrow reserved bands. The remainder of exterior black glazed.

Provenance

By 1959: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (acquired in July, 1959 from La Reine Margot in Paris); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, October 8, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Greek, Late Protogeometric Period, about 900 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.691

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels