Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7181

Head vase of the Cook Class

Attic, circa 490 BC

Black-glazed clay, details in added white.
Oinochoe in form of a woman´s head. Black glazed clay for upper head, trefoil mouth, handle and a band at the base of the vase. Eyes, pupils and eyebrows are indicated in black and white. Several rows of stylized curls along the hair line. She wears a saccos decorated with a wreath of myrtle leaves. Handle partly restored and reattached, vessel intact.

Katalog 8, Lekythoi, Oinochoai, Kannen und Lekythen der Antiken Welt, H.A.C., Basel 1996, no. 27    

South German private collection Dr. K., acquired 1996 at H.A.C. Basel, Switzerland.

H 16.8 cm

Price € 4.800