AN ATTIC POTTERY FIGURAL OINOCHOE
AN ATTIC POTTERY FIGURAL OINOCHOE

ATTRIBUTED TO THE COOK CLASS, CIRCA 500-475 B.C.

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AN ATTIC POTTERY FIGURAL OINOCHOE
ATTRIBUTED TO THE COOK CLASS, CIRCA 500-475 B.C.
Moulded in the form of a woman's head with an oval face, straight nose and rounded chin, her almond-shaped eyes and long curving brows in black, the sclera white, wearing a black sakkos encircled by a white myrtle wreath, the curls on her forehead reserved, consisting of three rows of raised dots, a black band at the bottom of the flaring neck suggesting the collar of her garment, with a high black handle and trefoil mouth
6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high
Provenance
Private collection, South Germany, acquired 1970s.
with Galerie am Museum Jürgen Haering, Freiburg.
Prof. H.-H. Heissmeyer collection, Schwäbisch Hall, acquired from the above in 1994 (inv. no. 1).
Beazley Archive no. 9024859.
Literature
Vasen, 2008, no. 17 and Vases, 2015, p. 65, no. 20.

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For a similar example cf. J. M. Padgett, The Painted Past, 28 Attic Vases, 6th and 5th Centuries B.C., from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Utah, 1988, pp. 30-31, no. 13.

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