University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS2381
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italic
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Chiusi
Manufacture Location: Chiusi
Date Made: 600 BCE to 500 BCE
Early Date: -600
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Bucchero
Iconography:Feline
Height: 31cm
Outside Diameter:17cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Davis & Harvey (Coleman Estate Sale); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number162 - Coleman Sale Number

Description

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.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Auction] 1897. The Robert H. Coleman Collection of Archaeological Objects. Catalogue.View Objects cited in this Publication

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