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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: 

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)

Bibliography: 

“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).

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.