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Object Number:MS3810
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Locri
Manufacture Location: Naples
Maker: J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Locus: Greek Tomb
Date Made: 1903
Early Date: 1903
Late Date: 1903
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Cast
Height: 56 cm
Outside Diameter:28 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry); subscription of John Wanamaker, 1902
Other Number:73144 - Naples Museum Number

Description

Two handles from shoulders of vase, one from rim to shoulder. Large. Broad shoulder. Vertical handle rising above lip and down to it, terminating at lip in a lion's head with open mouth in the center of a broad bolster. At base of handle is a Gorgoneion, a lock of hair streaming upward on each side of face, arms akimbo and hands touching beneath chin. A horse protome on each side above. Gorgoneion. Handle has vertical line of strong beading at center. Egg pattern on edge of lip. Long tongue pattern extends from base of neck to edge of shoulder. Horizontal strap handles: two nude, kouros-like figures in high relief, head to head, supine, on each handle. Handles terminate in a palmette at each attachment.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

J. Chiurazzi & Fils - Naples, Italy - Bronze Foundry - Reproductions of the Bronzes found at Pompeii and Herculaneum and at present in the National Museum of Naples (30 Apr 1904 - 01 Dec 1904) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Chiurazzi. Riproduzioni di Opere Classiche in Bronzo e Marmo.. Ponti Rossi, Sale D'Esposizione D'Arte. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 161, no. 275View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Lamb, Winifred. 1929. Greek and Roman Bronzes.. London. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 188, pl. 73, bView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Monaco, Domenico. 1910. A Complete Handbook of the National Museum of Naples.. Naples. ed. 15th. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 84View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Dorsey, George A., and Tarbell, Frank B. Jun 1909. Catalogue of Bronzes Etc., in Field Museum of Natural History: Reproduced from Originals in the National Museum of Naples. Vol.: Publication 130. Anthropological Series. VII, No. 3.. Chicago. The Field Museum of Natural History. pg. 93- Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 99, no. 1, pl. XXXVI, fig. 1View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Catalogue] S. Chiurazzi & Fils. 1904. "S. Chiurazzi & Fils Naples Italy Bronze Foundry. Reproductions of the Bronzes Found at Pompei and Herculaneaum and at Present in the National Museum in Naples. The Collection of Bronzes Made Upon the Order of John Wanamaker of Philadelphia for the". Archaeology Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.. S. Chiurazzi & Fils Naples, Italy for St. Louis Exposition. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 113View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] J. Chiurazzi and Fils. 1901. J. Chiurazzi & Fils. Fournisseurs de Cours et Musees. Etablissements.. Naples. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 108View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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