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Artist: Dot-Ivy Group, Greek, Attic, 530–520 B.C.

Black-Figure Olpe

ca. 500 B.C.

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.)
The Harold A. Strickland, Jr., Collection
1998.23.1
Geography: 
Athens, Attica, Greece, Europe
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Late Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Herbert Cahn, Munzen und Medaillen, Basel, Switzerland, March 1993; Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1993; Harold A. Strickland, Jr.New York, 1993; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.1998.

Bibliography: 

Claudie Fournier-Christol, Catalogue des Olpés Attiques du Louvre, de 550 á 480 environ (Paris: E. de Boccard, 1990).

“Acquisitions, 1998,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1999): 197.

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.

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.