From: Italy | Etruria | Chiusi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS1340
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Chiusi
Date Made 599-500bc
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Bucchero

Bucchero, molded, stamped and tooled. Ovoid body, flared base, 2 horizontal handles and one vertical strap handle. Two human heads on rim, molded band and relief head with snake-like curls on neck, 3 pegasoi and 4 seated felines on shoulder. 5 relief chimaeras walking right on body. Fabric: light gray core, medium grain, white inclusions and flecks of mica. Dull black slip on surface. Condition: Surface flaking several breaks mended with light grey substance. Foot largely restored with plaster and dull black paint. Yellow deposit in interior. Rim buckled. Technique: Neck thrown in jigger on wheels. Curls applied. 3 small stamps used for pegasoi, felines and chimaeras. Applied petal at top of vertical handle. Head attachment on rim molded.

Height 56.5 cm
Outside Diameter 32 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1897
Other Number 721 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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