From: Italy | Campania | Pompeii (uncertain) | Herculaneum (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS4084
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Campania | Pompeii (uncertain) | Herculaneum (uncertain)
Creator The Phantom Group
Date Made 5th century BCE - 4th century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Superposed Color
Iconography Flowers

Decoration probably all in added white, most of which has now disappeared leaving only discolorations of the glaze. Decoration entirely floral. On lower body is a wheel-painted line which serves as the ground line for a convoluted tendril at left and right; in the center is a vertical herring-bone plant. On the shoulder are numerous short lines which radiate from the base of the neck. On the neck in the center is a vertical plant with a top like a spear-point; on either side is a convoluted tendril. Below the handle is another "spear-head" plant. Lip has been broken in part and glued back with some plaster restoration. Otherwise intact.

Height 25 cm
Outside Diameter 12.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Worthington G. Smith, 1894
Other Number B36 - Other Number

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