Bucchero ware chalice with frieze of figures - ROM2010_11485_64


Bucchero ware chalice with frieze of figures

Medium:Earthenware, with roller-stamped decoration
Geography: Atributed to Orvieto, Etruria, Italy
Date: c. 570 BC
Period: Etruscan
14.3 x 12.9 cm
Object number: 920X92.62
Not on view
DescriptionBucchero is a refinement of the local impasto wares, using different clay and some imported techniques. It was fired at a lower temperature than the Greek painted wares, and unlike them is black throughout. How the lustrous surface was produced is not clear.
Greek World
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