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Figurine

Vessel Attachement

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Object Number:
MS2503
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Date Made:
599-500BC
Early Date:
-599
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Terracotta
Technique:
Bucchero
Iconography:
Rooster
Description:
Bucchero pesante rooster finial; from ornate focolare; mate to MS 2504; very fine; from large ornate vase. Moulded and tooled. Hollow rooster with comb, wattle tail, and peg on bottom for attachment to lid. Two holes, one near peg and one under tail. Fabric: dark grey core, fine-grained. Glossy black surface. Condition: two chips off tail, fragment missing from peg. Technique: moulded in 2 sections, vertical join. Place of manufacture: Orvieto or Chiusi
Height:
16cm
Length:
17cm
Outside Diamater:
5.8cm
Other Number:
815   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Classical World: Italy ( Jun 1958 - 1969)
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Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 427
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