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AN ATTIC POTTERY FIGURAL TREFOIL OINOCHOE
AN ATTIC POTTERY FIGURAL TREFOIL OINOCHOE

CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.

Details
AN ATTIC POTTERY FIGURAL TREFOIL OINOCHOE CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C. In the form of a woman's head with an oval face, fleshy lips and dimpled chin, her almond-shaped eyes with modelled lids and brows outlined in black, her black hair curled back from the forehead and ridged, with a reserved band at the part, the hair rolled back along her neck and pulled into a pointed chignon at the back, wearing hoop earrings and a beaded necklace, with a high handle and trefoil mouth, some red pigment preserved along the face 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Drouot-Richelieu, 25-26 September 1998, lot 522.
French Private Collection.
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