From: Italy | Etruria | Chiusi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2381
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italic | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Chiusi
Manufacture Location Chiusi
Date Made 600 BCE to 500 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Bucchero
Iconography Feline

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 molded, surfaces burnished.

Height 31 cm
Outside Diameter 17 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Davis & Harvey (Coleman Estate Sale); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 162 - Coleman Sale Number

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