Athenian oinochoe

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Nicely preserved, delicate piece of ancient art. 4th century B.C. Acquired 1965 at Hermann Zirkel Gallery, Cologne, Germany.
Object: Small oinochoe

Material: Red clay with black slip

Date 4th century B.C.

Description:    Pear-shaped jug with ring-shaped base and convex handle. Short cylindrical neck opening into a trefoil-shaped mouth.
Besides the foot and the lower third, the outside of the body is covered with black slip. Inside only an area of about 10mm at the lip covered with black slip.

Size: Height 119 mm, Diameter 75 mm.

Condition: Very well preserved, only minor wear and chips. Sticker "Artenberg 29.8.65" inside.

Reference: Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Wien, Universität und Professor Franz v. Matsch, Pl. 31.7

Provenance: Acquired 2018 from the German family collection Bergweiler which was formed over several generations. Acquired by Ä. and P. Bergweiler August 29th, 1965 at Antiquitätenhandlung Hermann Zirkel, Cologne, Germany.

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