1800 to 1900
19th century CE pastiche of 6th century BCE components; body like that of a fish with wings or fins; female head in rectangular plaque on front, large neck, mouth, and handle from a bucchero trefoil-mouth oinochoe. Fabric: dark grey core, fine-grained with flecks of mica around spout. Chipped rim, tail and handle. Technique: front section moulded, rear and rim sections thrown. Lower panel moulded separately, tooled, and attachd. Handle, wings, feet and tail handmade and attached. Carefully burnished.
Purchased at Coleman Estate Sale (Davis & Harvey); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst
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Current & Past Exhibitions:
The Classical World: Italy ( Jun 1958 - 1969)
World Culture Day / Six Continents, One World: A Day of Archaeological Discovery / "What in the World" (22 Oct 1994 - 22 Oct 1994)
[Book] Wisseman, Sarah U. 1978. "Observations on the Techniques of Etruscan Bucchero Pesante: Selected Examples from the University Museum, Philadelphia". 7. 45-60. : Page/Fig./Plate: 54-55
[Catalogue] 1897. The Robert H. Coleman Collection of Archaeological Objects. Catalogue.
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