Artist Etruscan
  • Bucchero Olpe
Date late 7th/middle 6th Century BC
Medium Clay Bucchero Sottile ware
Dimensions height to handle top: 6 1/2 in.
16.6 cm
diameter of body: 3 7/8 in.
9.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Etruscan Foundation, Inc.
Accession Number 61.102
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
Not On View
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.
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.