ostracon ancient art



Rare Villanovan/Etruscan Impasto Ware Dish, 850-800 BC

Stemmed dish with a shallow floor ending in an indistinct, slightly rounded lip. The flared foot hollow underneath.

Rare shape. For a similar example, cf. the find deposit of Tomb 179, Poggio Selciatello (Tarquinia), p. 61 in: Mario Torelli. The Etruscans. London 2001.

Intact and fine. Several chips out of the base of the dish. Much use of the modeling tool.

H. 10.3 cm (4.1 in), D. 14 cm (5.5 in)

Swiss private collection.

420 USD

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