Artist Greek
  • Pitcher
  • Oinochoe (alternate title)
Date between 750 and 720 BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions Overall: 8 7/8 × 8 1/4 inches (22.6 × 21 cm)
Overall (diam. of mouth): 2 5/16 inches (5.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 76.97
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2BB, Level 2 (see map)
Collection Charles Seltman;
(Charles Ede, Ltd., London, England);
1976-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Chittenden, J. and Seltman, C. Greek Art: A Comparative Catalogue. London, 1947, cat. 48, pl. 9.

Lane, A. Greek Pottery. New York, 1949 (1971?), p. 26, (fig. 11b).

Corinthian and East Greek Pottery. Sales cat., Charles Ede, Ltd. London, September 1976, cat. 12, (repr.).

Peck, W. H. "Curatorial Reports--Ancient Art," Bulletin of the DIA 56, no. 1 (1977): pp. 17-20, pp. 18-19, (fig. 8).

Greek Vase-Painting in Midwestern Collections. Exh. cat., Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, December 22, 1979 - February 24, 1980, p. 3, cat. 2 [exh. organized by W. G. Moon and L Berge.]

Cuomo di Caprio, N. La Galleria di falsi. Rome, 1993, p.273, (repr.) no. 2 [as Charles
Seltman collection; compared with a fake Geometric Period oinochoe.]

From Pasture to Polis: Art in the Age of Homer. Exh. cat., University of Missouri, Museum of Art and Archeology, Berkeley University Art Museum, HUAM, Sackler Museum. Missouri, California, Massachusettes, October 9, 1993-June 19, 1994, cat.

Madigan, B. Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12. Leiden/Boston, 2008, p. 1, cat. 1, (fig. 1).