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The scene on this little oinochoe shows a child playing outdoors near an olive tree. Originals of these miniature vases date to around the late sixth and early fifth centuries BC, are to be found in the grave hoards from the ancient Kerameikos in Athens. They are thought to have been used as votive offerings and toys for children.

mini oinochoe: child at play

SKU: VO-127
£20.00 Regular Price
£10.00Sale Price
  • dimensions

    Height: 8cm Width: 6cm
  • about the pottery collection

    They are all made in Greece in the workshop of the Lioulias family, with whom It's All Greek is proud to have been working since 2004.

    The vases themselves are manufactured in Greece, the images are then applied by transfer, before being painted by hand.

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