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Attic black-figure trefoil oinochoe ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE TREFOIL OINOCHOE

Depicting a warrior arming, with one leg raised as he ties on a greave (leg protector). At right a draped female holds his spear and shield; a high-crested helmet rests on the ground before him. At left a nude youth, holding another spear, stands attentively. Possibly a representation of the arming of Achilles by his mother, Thetis, at Troy.

Ca. 530 BC

H. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.)

Ex English collection.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2002, no. 81; J. Eisenberg, Ancient Arms, Armor, and Images of Warfare, 2004, no. 48; J. Eisenberg, One Thousand Years of Ancient Greek Vases II, 2010, no. 72; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2014, no. 97.

CLC426
$20,000


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