ostracon ancient art



Etruscan/Campanian Incense Burner, 4th Century BC

Shallow bowl with cut out rim exposing five dovetailed segments.

One with two lugs for suspension. Standing on a low stemmed foot.

Fine buff-brown clay covered with brownish glaze. Patches of silvery iridescence inside.

Interesting piece which reminds of examples made in metal.

Intact, except for a restored chip out of the foot.

D. with rim 12.7 cm (5 in)
H. 5.7 cm (2.2 in)

Ex US private collection since the early 20th century.

420 USD

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