Head Oinochoe of a "White Face" Mime from a Funerary Set (Primary Title)

Unknown (Artist)

3rd century BC
Greek (South Italian)
polychromed terracotta
Overall: 9 × 3 3/4 × 4 3/4 in. (22.86 × 9.53 × 12.07 cm)
Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Fund
March 1985 (Fritz Bürki and Sohn, Zurich); [1] purchased by Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA), Richmond; accessioned into VMFA collection May 15, 1985. [2]

[1] In the object file, the dealer stated that the funerary set had been in the collection of Raymond Duncan, Paris since the 1920s. Given subsequent research, this ownership has not been verified, nor it is clear how the dealer acquired the set.

[2] Information in VMFA Curatorial and Registration records.
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