London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN ATTIC POTTERY 'HEAD' OINOCHOE, ATTRIBUTED TO THE COOK CLASS
CIRCA 480 B.C.
In the form of a late Archaic female head, the face framed by a triple row of tight curls, wearing an ivy leaf fillet, details added in white, small repair to foot, with a presentation case
7 in. (17.8 cm.) high
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Cf. H. B. Walters (ed.), Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Great Britain 5, British Museum 4, London, 1929, p. 10, pl. 45/3-8 for similar.
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