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
1913.142
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.