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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Ancient Tuscan unglazed and unpainted pottery with ornamental designs.

Usage examples (6)
  • Self-coloured wares still occur, and are sometimes elegant ( 'bucchero' ware); but the improved furnaces now permit general use of light-coloured clays, suited to...
  • Abydos vases of black hand-burnished ware, which are very closely allied, both inform and colour, to the primitive 'bucchero' discovered immediately above the Neolithic...
  • Among the grave goods were Etruscan bronze bowls, and Etruscan bucchero and Sabine-Faliscan pottery.
  • Museum, behind the cathedral in Orvieto, which has a superb collection of bucchero, or lustrous black Etruscan pottery. for more
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