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Pitcher (oinochoe) in the form of a female head

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Plastic oinochoe with tri-lobed lip and a slightly concave neck. The mold-made body of vase is in the form of the head and neck of a girl. A single handle rises from the lip to the back of the woman's head. She has a black "hat" with an ivy garland around it in red-buff overpaint, suggesting...

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Provenance

By date unknown:Charles Deering Collection; by date unknown: Barbara Deering Danielson (Mrs. Richard E. Danielson) Collection; gift of Barbara Deering Danielson, December 8, 1982 (as apparatus); accessioned September 25, 1991

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson

Greek, Early Classical Period, 480–450 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.805

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels