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Etruscan Plate from Vulci, 500-475 BC

Etruscan plate of fairly rounded, shallow floor. The slightly rounded rim decorated with a red line flanked by rows of dots. Concentric circle and dots at center.

Hard fired ceramic with shaky application of some dots.

The plate is a typical product from the wealthy Etruscan city of Vulci.

For a similar plate, cf. Beazley archive vase no. 1004528.

Intact and fine. Tiny scratch on the rim.

D. 13.8 cm (5.4 in)

Ex US private collection since the early 20th century.

480 USD

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