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Pulcinella

Policinello (I)
Policinelle (F)

Term for one in the Italian region Umbria common, small stocky and straw-covered wine bottle, similar to that used in Tuscany Fiasco bottle, Among others, some of them are white wines Est! Est !! Est !!! di Montefiascone and Orvieto bottled. The name means "little chick" (pulcino = chick) and is originally a figure of the southern Italian and Neapolitan folk theater. There Pulcinello (Neapolitan Pulecenella, Italian Policinello, French Policinelle) is mostly to be found as a cunning, cunning, and at the same time simple-minded and dorky, voracious servant of peasant origin. He corresponds analogously to the German "Hanswurst". See also below bottles and wine vessels with all bottle types.

Pulinella - figurine, Chianti bottle and figurine

Pulcinella left: Arte Napoli
Pulcinella right: by Maurice Sand , Public Domain, Link

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