University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS1596
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italic
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
South Italy
Date Made: 4th century BC
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Glaze
Iconography:Duck
Height: 19 cm
Length: 20 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number:947 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

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.


Bibliography:

[Article] Glanzman, William D. 1987. "Etruscan and South Italian Bird-Askoi: A Technological View". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 29. no. 1. pg. 40-48 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 40, fig. 1, p. 46, fig. 8View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Del Chiaro, Mario A. 1984. "Etruscan Bird-Askoi: Painted Vases in the Shape of Birds". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 26. no. 3. pg. 15-20 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 18, fig. 7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1976. Etruscan Vase Painting.. New York. Hacker Art Books. pg. 351 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 305View Objects related to this Type Citation

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