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Policinello (I)
Policinelle (F)

Term for one in the Italian region Umbria Common, small, sturdy wine bottle braided with straw, similar to the one used in Tuscany Fiasco bottle, Among other things, the white wines are partly in it 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 clever, crafty, coarse and at the same time simple-minded and booby-greedy servant of peasant origin. It corresponds to the German “Hanswurst”. See also under bottles and wine vessels with all bottle types.

Pulinella - figure, Chianti bottle and figure

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

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