From: Italy | South Italy

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS1596
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italic | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | South Italy
Date Made 4th century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Glaze
Iconography Duck

Painted duck askos; large; fine. Resembles duck in having a duck's head, a stubby tail (mostly missing) and representations in glaze of wings and feathers. Ring foot. Spout at end opposite head. Bail-handle between head and spout. Scale pattern for feathers on front. Wing patterns include concentric zigzag and maeander. Large palmette below tail on back. Intact save for missing tail stub.

Height 19 cm
Length 20 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number 947 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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