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There are 27 objects for which Decoration contains → birds
2007.10.2.29 Two cherubs with birds and a column in the middle, one of the cherubs is holding a feather
2007.9.1.113 Displays an early modern style crown with a number of large feathers emerging from the top, and from these, a bird's claw appears. It is surrounded by a border with latin written on it.
2007.9.1.82 Displays two water birds, one partially obscured by the other, surrounded by several raised dots and a simple lined border.
2007.9.2.6 Displays a mostly naked woman, her lower half draped in cloth, who is seated and holding the right arm of a cherub standing in front of her. A small flowering plant, a bee and two birds are also visible. (Box Index = Venus with crying Cupid who has been stung by a bee). Tray 5, Layer 1, Gem 6
2008.2.1.3 Two birds (ostriches?). The one on the right is pecking at the ground.
2008.8.2 Exterior: Greyish-black overpainting depicting 2 standing birds with curved necks. The bird on the right has wings spread and short horizontal lines on the wing and tail suggesting feathers. There is a reddish stripe overpainted across the body and across the tail. The bird on the left is cut off half-way across the body, but the same red body stripe and feather markings are present. Above the birds is a semicircle of thin bulb-shaped parallel vertical lines and around the birds are several circles of varying sizes.
2009.10.2.175 Hermes seated in a chariot, pulled by 2 birds with people bellow.
2009.10.2.250 Hare inside a large ring centrally, figure in a chariot drawn by two birds above and a butterfly on the right hand side. ? flaming torches on either side and inscription below Number 40
2009.10.2.503 A scene depicting showing Herakles (distinguished by his club) shooting two birds (possibly the Stymphalian birds)
2009.10.2.504 A scene showing Herakles (distinguished by his club) shooting three birds (possibly the Stymphalian birds) with a bow.
2009.8.110 Profile of a man with short hair. Birds on his left and right side. A club under his neck. Cast number: 54
2009.9.219 A creature with a human's torso and a bird's body, dressed in full armour, wings attached on the back, holding a sword in one hand. Cast number: 54
2009.9.34 A naked winged man with sticks and a crown and a bird's tail. Inscription on the top and on the right side. Cast number: 48
2009.9.35 A naked man with two pair of wings and a bird's tail, holding a scepter, surrounded by spears or sticks, standing on a serpent. There is an inscription with the serpent's circle. Cast number: 49
2009.9.46 A creature with a bird's head, a man's chest and the body of a serpent holding a spear or stick. Inscriptions surrounding the monster. Cast number: 60
2009.9.95 A naked winged man holding a twig or a whip, two birds sitting on each side of him. Cast number: 28
25.4.2 Black and red on creamy buff. Main zone flying birds in panels between chevron-panels. Red for middle band of three above main zone, and vertical lines of herringbone panels, and mid band below main zone. Bands on handles. On the inside are three thick black bands interspersed with reserved bands and a reserved circle in the middle. 2003.58.0009.jpg
25.8.2 Paint fired red. The rim of the bowl is red. Inside has an eight pointed cross whose spokes reach from the rim to the base. Outside has a red band around rim and a main design of seven long-necked birds facing right with dot rosettes in the field. On bottom is an uneven, eight-spoked wheel with two holes pierced in bottom, one opposite the other. 2003.97.0771.jpg
26.2.46 Above, tongues. Below, two leaves and tip of third of an oblique palmette to left, ring and dot field ornaments; on left, part of bird's wing and tail with incisions; soe added red on wing. Black, mostly faded to grey, on crea mslip. 2005.02.0407.jpg
27.4.11 The interior is black, but reserved at the bottom of the bowl. There is a red line around the lip. The body is decorated with figural scenes. A: Two sphinxes. B: A female figure (Artemis or 'Mistress of animals'?) between two lions (alternate stripes of white and red indicate the ribs and hindquarters of the lions). Beneath each handle stands a water bird (swan?) facing to the right. Rosettes and rows of dots in the field. Below the figural zone are two red lines, then a black band, a frieze of narrow black rays (slightly overlapping the black band above). The ring foot is black on the exterior and resting surface. The central part of the underside is decorated with a black dot at centre, surrounded by a black dircle and, farther out, a red circle. White is used on parts of the lions, necks and breasts of sphinxes and woman, and parts of the wings of birds. 2003.15.0009.jpg
45.3.1 Decorated on top of mouth and neck with black tongues. Handle with two dots (rows?). Body decorated with two figural zones with plain bands framing and between. Top: two facing cocks and a long-billed bird to the right; incised rosettes in field. Bottom: two panthers facing a long-billed bird; incised rosettes in field. Incised details on birds and rosettes (divided into four, six, or eight sections). Traces of purple on all animals. Bottom: small ring inside two concentric bands. 2003.97.0266.jpg
49.8.7 Inside is black with a reserved ring in centre (around hole) and a reserved band on the junction of the offset rim with the body. Rim is black outside and there is a moulded, reserved ridge above handles on the junction of the rim with the body. Two handles, one on each side are black on top and reserved underneath. Below the shoudler ridge is a band of lotus buds with dots all joined by a chain below, black band, band of eight inverted birds (cockerels and hens (?) one smudged) with a dot rosette. The figure zone is framed by thinly painted brown lines, two on each end. Black band follows and three thin brown lines which encircle the black rays rising out from the root of the stem. 2004.03.0001.jpg
51.4.11 Glaze is dark brown, sometimes with a reddish hue. Glazed on rim, neck (interior and exterior), handles, at junction of body and stand, and on exterior of foot. Cartoon-ish black-figure scenes on body and stand, with incised detail. Body, side A: Legless horseman, with arms spread on either side, to right on a horse held by a bearded man in a short tunic, with a dagger at his right side, who stands to his left. Behind him stands another bearded man wearing a short tunic, who holds a branch in his outstretched right hand, and bends his left arm at his side. Body, side B: Another legless horseman advances to the right, also with arms outstretched, on a horse, galloping towards a bearded, male figure, wearing a long tunic, who stands profile to the left. Stand, side A: Two confronting water birds, with 3 flecks behind the right water bird. Stand, side B: Two male figures in profile to the right, with a dagger at his left side; the second figure, who is shorter, seems to be bound. 2002.97.0369.jpg
56.8.6 Interior: black not carefully applied , not lustrous. Purple band towards the the edge framed by two thinner black bands. Exterior: around rim black band with white dots; Animal frieze on the bowl. Four swans (water birds), facing right, alternating with incised rosettes. Background filled with small decorative patterns of undefined shape that often bear incisions. Black band below. Black stem and upper surface of foot; reserved groove on vertical surface of foot; reserved underside. Added purple and white on the birds' wings and the rosettes. 2010.98.0102.jpg
68.12.2 Decorated with streaky black glaze, which becomes dark red in placces. Knob black glazed on exterior of two recesses, side, and underside, as well as stem and inner part of domed top. Beyond this a frieze of 9-leaf palmettes alternating with water birds, profile to the left, with intervening spots between palmettes and swan. This frieze is surrounded by a band of vertical bars between two glazed bands. The underside is reserved. 2002.97.0272.jpg
79.1.17 Moulded decoration between main discus and nozzle indecipherable; could be birds heads. 2005.01.0321.jpg
TEMP.2005.8.1 Decoration in relief: On lower part of wall is a frieze including two tall birds (cranes?), the first in 3/4-view to left with wings outspread and head turned to the right, the second advancing profile to the left. They are enclosed in a rectangle outlined with relief dots. Below a row of relief dots, on lower part of body, is a floral frieze, consisting of inverted lotus buds, tendrils, and rising acanthus leaves. 2007.03.1160.jpg
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