600 BCE to 500 BCE
Bucchero Pesante oinochoe; relief of feline on top of band handle. Thrown and tooled. A trefoil-mouthed jug, ovoid body and low flaring foot. Decoration: frieze of relief tongues on shoulder, releif bands on neck and body, relief croching feline on strap handle. Fabric: Dark gray core, fine grained and evenly fired. Smooth glossy black surface. Intact except for some chipping and pitting. Technique: Thrown, handle moulded, surfaces burnished.
Purchased at Coleman Estate Sale (Davis & Harvey); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst
|162 || - || Coleman Sale Number|
[Catalogue, Auction] 1897. The Robert H. Coleman Collection of Archaeological Objects. Catalogue.
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