Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7284

Oinochoe

Etruscan, 6th century BC

Bucchero pesante. Jug with bulbous corpus and trefoil mouth. Upper base of vertical handle with two disks and four circulating grooves at the neck. The shoulder area is decorated with a zig-zag pattern at the base of the neck. Below a lions on each side of the handle with open mouth and a raised front paw. Between them a grazing deer with powerful antlers. The fields separated by four vertical ribs tapering downwards. Recomposed from large fragments with small areas of modern infill.

Published
Exhibition Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg – W. Hornbostel und Mitarbeiter, Kunst der Antike – Schätze aus Norddeutschem Privatbesitz, Mainz 1977, no. 381

Provenance
South German private collection Dr. F. K., acquired 1987 on the German art market.

H 32,8 cm

Price € 5.800