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Silver oinochoe (pitcher)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Bothmer Purchase Fund, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.11.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Small pitcher with underside of foot decorated in repoussé with a rosette. The handle is riveted to the body with the lower finial ending in a palmette.
von Bothmer, Dietrich, Joan R. Mertens, and Maxwell L. Anderson. 1980. "Greek and Roman Art." Notable Acquisitions (Metropolitan Museum of Art), No. 1980/1981: p. 12.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1981. "One Hundred Eleventh Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1980 through June 30, 1981." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 111: p. 37.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1984. "A Greek and Roman Treasury." Bulletin of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 42(1): no. 40, p. 34.

Pfrommer, Michael. 1987. Studien zu Alexandrinischer und Grossgriechischer Toreutik frühhellenistischer Zeit, Archäologische Forschungen 16. p. 179 n. 1293, Berlin: Mann.

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