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Pitcher (trefoil oinochoe)

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Brown on buff. Two registers of fat birds in profile with inner markings in reserve, divided by geometric borders. Lip decorated with creamy matt on brown. Upright lotus bud and two branches below handle-base. Chips on rim and foot.

Provenance

By 1970: with Mathias Komor, 19 East 71st Street, New York, N.Y. 10021 (said to be from Pitane); purchased by MFA from Mathias Komor, May 12, 1971

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Greek, East Greek, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Dimensions

H (without handle) x W (max.):11.5 x 11 cm (4 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.207

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels