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Object Number:
MS2285
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Apulian
South Italian
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Cortona
Manufacture Location:
Apulia
Date Made:
500 BCE to 450 BCE
Early Date:
-500
Late Date:
-450
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Glaze
Iconography:
Palmettes
Description:
Spreading ring foot. Body profile expands widely and steeply from foot to low, offset rim. Horizontal handles, slightly tilted upward, set at point of greatest diameter. Black glaze is probably much "improved" with modern paint. Black: exterior of foot and lower wall; outer parts of handles (dipped?); exterior of lip and all of interior. On wall, A & B, are three large upright palmettes. Buff clay, purplish at break.
Height:
8cm
Outside Diamater:
13cm
Credit Line:
Purchased at Coleman Estate Sale (Davis & Harvey); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst

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