From: Italy | Etruria | Vulci

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS547
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Greek | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Vulci
Manufacture Location Corinth
Locus Tomb 5
Period Middle Corinthian Period
Date Made 595-570 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Iconography Goat | Panther | Swan | Doe | Boar | Lion | Lioness

Trefoil oinochoe with small, narrow, conical foot. Very full body; triple segmented vertical handle which rises high and curves down to join lip. Solid glaze on interior of trefoil and on exterior of handle and neck. Thick band above and below demarcates middle from top and bottom frieze. Top frieze: grazing goat flanked by panthers, then (on left) a swan and (on right) a boar. Central frieze: swan with displayed wings (below goat of top frieze) then (on left) a panther followed by a grazing doe, a lion and a bull; then (to right) a panther followed by a swan, a panther and a swan. Bottom frieze: two confronted grazing goats (below the main swan of central frieze) then (on left) a swan, a grazing goat, a lion and lioness; then (on right) two grazing goats followed by two grazing deer. Filling ornament consists of dots, blobs and incised rosettes. Lower body black down to zone of rays. Outer face of foot solidly glazed; underside reserved.

Height 43.9 cm
Outside Diameter 31.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number 1 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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