Vessel Attachement


From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2503
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italic | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Date Made 599-500BC
Section Mediterranean
Materials Terracotta
Technique Bucchero
Iconography Rooster

Bucchero pesante rooster finial; from ornate focolare; mate to MS 2504; very fine; from large ornate vase. molded and tooled. Hollow rooster with comb, wattle tail, and peg on bottom for attachment to lid. Two holes, one near peg and one under tail. Fabric: dark grey core, fine-grained. Glossy black surface. Condition: two chips off tail, fragment missing from peg. Technique: molded in 2 sections, vertical join. Place of manufacture: Orvieto or Chiusi

Height 16 cm
Length 17 cm
Outside Diameter 5.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number 815 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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