oenochoe

oenochoe

[ee-nok-oh-ee]
noun, plural oenochoes, oenochoai [ee-nok-oh-ahy] .
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oenochoe

wine jug from the classical period of Greek pottery. A graceful vessel with delicately curved handle and trefoil-shaped mouth, the oinochoe was revived during the Renaissance and again during the Neoclassical period of the 18th century.

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