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Etruscan Impasto Ware Kantharos, ex Elsa Bloch-Diener, 750-650 BC

Fine hand-modeled vessel with shallow body, rounded shoulder and short neck with slightly flared rim.

The ribbon handles arching from the rim to the edge of the shoulder. On each side applied molded ribs and a spiky knob at center.

The polished surface with traces of the modeling stick.

For a related example, cf. lot no. 180 in: Ines Jucker. Italy of the Etruscans. Mainz 1991.

Intact, fine condition. The surface slightly worn in places. Soil deposits.

H. to rim 7.5 cm (3 in)
H. to handle 10 cm (3.9 in)

Ex Swiss private collection/gallery of Elsa Bloch-Diener, Berne, since the mid-1970s.

1300 USD

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