Red Figure Head Vase in the Form of a Black African (Primary Title)
Red Figure Head Vase in the Shape of a Nubian (Alternate Title)
Head Vase in the Form of an Oinochoe (Wine Pitcher) (Primary Title)

Unknown (Artist)

350–320 BC
Greek (South Italian, Apulian)
terracotta, pigment
Overall: 9 1/2 × 4 1/8 × 5 13/16 in. (24.13 × 10.48 × 14.76 cm)
The vase is in the form of an oinochoe (wine pitcher) with a trefoil spout. Its body is composed of a mold-made head of a black African with the addition of a handle and a wheel-made base, neck and mouth.
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
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