GREEK ATTIC RED-FIGURE OINOCHOE CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.

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Red figure oenochoe with trefoil-mouth, of type 1 of the Beazley classification, representing a young naked athlete in prone position, the left leg resting on a stone, in the act of being cleaned with two strigils held by two of his companions, both dressed in a long cloak, or himation, enveloping their bodies, leaving only their feet uncovered; the rim of the neck is decorated with a series of eleven scales, forming a 'crown' for the scene.

Provenance:

UK private collection, collected on the European market in the 1990s.


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CivilizationAthenian (Attic)
PeriodCLASSICAL PERIOD
DateCIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.
MaterialTERRACOTTA
MountedNO

GREEK ATTIC RED-FIGURE OINOCHOE

CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.

Red figure oenochoe with trefoil-mouth, of type 1 of the Beazley classification, representing a young naked athlete in prone position, the left leg resting on a stone, in the act of being cleaned with two strigils held by two of his companions, both dressed in a long cloak, or himation, enveloping their bodies, leaving only their feet uncovered; the rim of the neck is decorated with a series of eleven scales, forming a 'crown' for the scene. 

Height: 16cm

Condition: Restored.

Provenance
UK private collection, collected on the European market in the 1990s.

Bibliography:
See Richter, G.M.A, Milne, M.J., Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases, Metropolitan Museum of art, New York, 1935.


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