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Etruscan Bucchero Ware Chalice, 625-600 BC

Burnished Etruscan chalice on a high flaring foot with a single ring on the stem.

The decoration consists of three grooves on the wall and a notched ridge below. The foot with faint horizontal bands in applied white.

Elegant example with glossy black burnished surface.

Rasmussen's chalice type 2d and close in shape to fig. 136, pl. 27 in: Tom B. Rasmussen. Bucchero Pottery from Southern Etruria. Cambridge1979.

Fine example. Foot reattached. Some scratches inside the shallow floor.

H. 15.5 cm (6.1 in), D. rim 16.9 cm (6.7 in)

Ex Swiss private collection of Wladimir Rosenbaum (1894-1984), former owner of Galleria Serodine, Ascona.

1650 USD

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