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Ancient Greek Red Figure Beaked Oinochoe

Item Number: 10163
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Period:
c. 325-300 BCE
Dimensions:
13 3/4" (35.5 cm)
Material:
Pottery
Condition:
Excellent
Region:
Greek
Provenance:
From an old French collection acquired in the 1960's. See ref. to these beaked jugs cf. J.D. Beazley, "Etruscan Vase-Painting" (Oxford 1947). Plate 36/5 & 7.

Description

This Faliscan oinochoe's body is decorated with a triton sitting with his tail flaring to the left, a patera in his right hand, the scene is bordered with shells and spiral hooks. A woman stands astride the neck, she wears a chiton with her left arm aloft.
Reference: Beaked jugs like these (Oinochoe Shape VII) are found in Beazley Fluid Group, J.D. Beazley, Etruscan Vase-Painting, (Oxford, 1947), pl. 36/5 &7.

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