Bucchero Olpe, late 7th/middle 6th Century BC

  • Etruscan

Clay bucchero sottile ware

  • Framed: height to handle top: 6 1/2 in. 16.6 cm diameter of body: 3 7/8 in. 9.7 cm

Gift of the Etruscan Foundation, Inc.

61.102

Provenance

Florence, Museo Archeologico (no. 92031) purchased in 1880 (according to dealer from Pescia Romana); through the efforts of The Etruscan Foundation, Inc. (Detroit), given to the DIA in 1961.

Published References

Peck, W., "Etruscan Pottery and Bronzes," Bulletin of the DIA, vol 41, no 3, 1962, pp 52-53 n.1. Caccioli, D. A., The Villanovan, Etruscan and Hellenistic Collections in the Detroit Institute of Arts, Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 14, Leiden / Boston: Brill, 2009, cat. no. 76, pp. 134-5, ill. pl. 80.

Rights Status

Etruscan, Bucchero Olpe, late 7th/middle 6th Century BC, Clay Bucchero Sottile ware. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Etruscan Foundation, Inc., 61.102.