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Ancient Art

Oinochoe Type 3 (chous) showing a child and a chous

ca. 460–450 B.C.

Terracotta, red-figure

4.5 × 3.8 × 3.8 cm (1 3/4 × 1 1/2 × 1 1/2 in.)
other (Foot): 3 cm(1 3/16 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
On view
Greek, Attic
Containers - Ceramics

Ex. collection Dr. Paul Arndt, Munich; purchased for Yale University by Renecca Darlington Stoddard, 1913


Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Preliminary Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases in Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1914), 17, no. 144.

Sir John Davidson Beazley, Attic Red Figure Vases in American Museums (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1918), 61–62, no. 9.

Joseph Clark Hoppin, A Handbook of Attic Red-Figured Vases Signed by or Attributed to the Various Masters of the Sixth and Fifth Centuries B.C., 2nd ed., 2 vols. (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1919), 484, no. 6.

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922), 96, no. 142, fig. 27.

Jan Bazant, “The Iconography of the Choes Reconsidered,” Listy Filologické 98 (1975): 72–78.

Richard Hamilton, Choes and Anthesteria: Athenian Iconography and Ritual (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 1992), 188.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 20–21, no. 15, pl. 24.1–4, fig. 15.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.