From: Italy

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2251
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italic | Etruscan
Provenience Italy
Date Made 1800 to 1900
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Bucchero
Iconography Fish | Female Head

19th century CE pastiche of 6th century BCE components; body like that of a fish with wings or fins; female head in rectangular plaque on front, large neck, mouth, and handle from a bucchero trefoil-mouth oinochoe. Fabric: dark grey core, fine-grained with flecks of mica around spout. Chipped rim, tail and handle. Technique: front section molded, rear and rim sections thrown. Lower panel molded separately, tooled, and attachd. Handle, wings, feet and tail handmade and attached. Carefully burnished.

Height 20 cm
Length 29 cm
Width 12.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Davis & Harvey (Coleman Estate Sale); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

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