Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Oinochoe

Close to the Class of the Oxford Siren-Jug
Period:
Archaic
Date:
last quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
Other: 8 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 3 1/8 in. (21.6 × 13.9 × 8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel G. Ward, 1875
Accession Number:
75.2.24
Not on view
Said to have been found in the vicinity of Athens

Before 1874, found in the vicinity Athens; briefly, with Professor Athanasios Sergiou Rhousopoulos, Athens; by 1874, purchased by Samuel G. Ward from Prof. A.S. Rhousopoulos, Athens; acquired 1875, gift of Samuel G. Ward.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1875. Fifth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for the Year ending May 1, 1875. p. 70, New York.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895. The Terracottas and Pottery of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in Halls 4 and 15. no. 1786, p. 132, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 75, fig. 45, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 85, fig. 53, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 85, fig. 53, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Beazley, John D. 1956. Attic Black-figure Vase-painters. p. 420, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1984. Aphrodisias-Athena, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 2. Apollon, no. 771, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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