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Etruscan Bucchero Cock



Clay

3 5/16 x 3 7/16 x 3/16 in. (8.4 x 8.8 x 0.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.137
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Sculptures
Culture/Nationality: Etruscan

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This object has the following keywords:
  • Bucchero - Style of Etruscan pottery that resembles metalware, produced between the end of the 7th and the beginning of the 5th centuries BCE.
  • cocks - Adult male birds.
  • Etruscan - Culture and style of artistic production in Etruria, now modern Tuscany and part of Umbria, between the 7th and 3rd centuries BCE. Known partly from elaborate tumuli, artworks include bronze mirrors and cists, wall paintings, and terracotta and bronze sculptures that are distinct from the Greek Archaic style in their lively sense of movement and delicate decoration. Developments in architecture include the construction of mud brick and wooden temples decorated with terracotta roof tiles and statues. In some classification schemes Etruscan culture includes the Villanovan culture, which was first evident on the Italian peninsula in the ninth century BCE.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Ancient and Primitive Art in Philadelphia Collections University of Pennsylvania. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology , May 5, 1959 – Sep 5, 1959

  • Owner Name: Clarissa Compton Dryden, Class of 1932, MA 1935
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acquisition Method: Inheritance
    Disposal Method: Donation
    Ownership Start Date: 1925
    Ownership End Date: 1950's to 1980's
    Remarks: A relative of archaeologist, Charles Densmore Curtis (1875-1925), Dryden presented the Ella Riegel Museum with items she inherited from his collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan artifacts throughout the 1950s-1980s


  • Owner Name: Charles Densmore Curtis (1875-1925)
    Role: Collector
    Disposal Method: Bequest
    Ownership Start Date: Likely ca. 1900
    Ownership End Date: 1925


Bibliography List
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Alexander Cambitoglou, Three Thousand Yeas of Classical Art University of Sydney. Sydney, Australia, 1970
    Figure Number: 65

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/157609 |title=Etruscan Bucchero Cock |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=8/15/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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