8 June 2004
AN ATTIC POTTERY FIGURAL TREFOIL OINOCHOE
COOK CLASS, CIRCA 490-480 B.C.
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, her head-covering black, encircled by a white laurel wreath, the curls on her forehead reserved, consisting of four rows of applied clay pellets, a black band at the bottom of the flaring neck suggesting the collar of her garment, with a high black handle and a trefoil mouth
7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high
The Property of a Private Collector; Sotheby's, London, 17 July 1985, lot 214.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1991.
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