8 June 2005
THE PROPERTY OF A
A GREEK BRONZE OINOCHOE
ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA MID 6TH CENTURY B.C.
The hammered vessel on a separately-made splayed foot, with an ovoid body, short tapering neck and trefoil mouth, the separately-cast handle with rotellae at the join to the rim, the grip inlaid with iron
13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) high
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 31 May 1997, lot 88.
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