Black-Figure Olpe Artist: Dot-Ivy Group (Greek, Attic, 530–520 B.C.)

ca. 500 B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Ancient Art


Terracotta, black-figure with added red and white


22.4 × 12.7 cm (8 13/16 × 5 in.)
diameter of mouth: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)
diameter of foot: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Harold A. Strickland, Jr., Collection

Accession Number



Late Archaic


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With Munzen und Medaillen (Herbert Cahn, dealer), Basel, Switzerland, by January 1993 [see note 1]; sold to Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, March 1993; sold to Harold A. Strickland, Jr. (1915–1997), New York, June 1993; by inheritance to his children, Stephanie Strickland, Leslie Strickland, and Harold Strickland III, Vero Beach, Fla., September 3, 1997; transferred to the Estate of Harold A Strickland, Vero Beach, Fla., 1997; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1998

Note 1: According to an inscription on a photographic negative of the object (courtesy Galerie Cahn, Basel, copy in curatorial file)
  • Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 21–2, no. 14, Pl. 81, fig. 10.
  • "Acquisitions, 1998," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1999): 197.
  • Claudie Fournier-Christol, Catalogue des Olpés Attiques du Louvre, de 550 á 480 environ (Paris: E. de Boccard, 1990).
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