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Accession_Number 49.8.10
adlib_title East Greek black figure oinochoe
Shape Oinochoe
Shape_description Trefoil lip; short neck; Ring in the junction of neck and body; thick rounded handle curves up from top portion of bulbous body to back of neck; outturned conical footring; convex underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric East Greek
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Trefoil lip with black glossed rim, three narrow black glossed bands below. Three ducks in profile moving to the right. Underneath, broad black and red glossed striped band (approx. 1.5 cm wide); wings painted with black brush strokes on a red gloss, red beaks and black heads. Narrow black band on the junction of the foot with the body. Exterior of foot glazed black. Brown resting surface but reserved underside with white deposits. Blobs on the handle.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, surface pitted with one chipped piece on the base rejoined. A few chips on the body surface itself and the ring of the foot. White deposit on interior just below rim, underneath top of handle, and especially underside.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period High Archaic / Late Archaic
Date 6 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Left side view of a black-figure trefoil-lipped East Greek oinochoe, showing ducks.
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Top view of an East Greek oinochoe, showing the trefoil mouth.
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Oblique view, from below, of an East Greek oinochoe, showing the base and lower portion of body.
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Left side view of a black-figure trefoil-lipped East Greek oinochoe, showing ducks.
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Front view of a black-figure trefoil-lipped East Greek oinochoe, showing ducks.
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Right side view of a black-figure trefoil-lipped East Greek oinochoe, showing ducks.
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Right side view of a black-figure trefoil-lipped East Greek oinochoe, showing ducks.
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Oblique detailed view of the shoulder of a black-figure trefoil-lipped East Greek oinochoe, showing ducks.
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Left side view of a black-figure trefoil-lipped East Greek oinochoe, showing ducks.
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3D model
Comparanda Possibly related to lekanides with water birds from the Troad.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 11.2
Diameters Neck 3.9, body 8.5, base 4.5
Handle_height 5.2
Other_dims. W. of handle 0.8
Location Shape
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 16.07.2003; 11.01.2006; 12.09.2006
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