Urn: Greek Olympic athletes

 
Urn: Greek Olympic athletes
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  • Title :     Urn: Greek Olympic athletes
  • Artist:     Vi.Bi. Maker
  • Accession:     84.7.64.1 a,b
  • Country:     Italy Turin
  • Date:     circa 1952
  • Dimensions:     Inches 13-1/4 9-1/2 7-1/4 Dimensions, overall Inches 2-1/4 5-1/4 diameter Dimensions, lid (a) Inches 11-3/8 9-1/2 7-1/4 Dimensions, urn (b), Centimeters 33.7 24.1 18.4 Dimensions, overall Centimeters 5.7 13.3 diameter Dimensions, lid (a) Centimeters 28.9 24.1 18.4 Dimensions, urn (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Health, Hygiene and Fitness
  • Subject:     Olympics and World Games , Leisure/Sports , Figurative , Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.7.64.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Health, Hygiene, and Fitness~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Decorative urn in overall glossy black glaze with orange details decorated with ancient Greek Olympic subjects; depicts runner on one side and man pushing large hoop on the other side; all executed in realistic raised relief manner to resemble ancient vases; figures in orange glazes with orange rims and handles. a: lid, b: urn