Oenochoe with the Name of Platias

Culture: Greek/Magna Graecia
Period: 4th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 6.8 cm x 6.4 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 2135
Provenance: Collection Jonathan Rosen, New York. Thence Galerie Ostracon, Switzerland.
Condition: Small chips on the estuary and the foot, otherwise intact.
Description: Miniature oenochoe of type 4 with black varnish. The handle is raised above the rim and continues on the broad corpus. The name of Platias (ΠΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΣΕΝΙΔΑΣ) is incised, calling himself as Senidas’ son. The donor inscription with a Doric naming – idas could be an indication for a Doric colony in Magna Graecia.