Etruscan Impasto Ware Jug, ca. 700 BC
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1222934
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Etruscan Impasto ware jug on a flat base. The bellied body with a short, near-vertical rim slightly inset from the vestigial shoulder.
High-swung handle from rim to belly with square cut edges on front becoming wider and flatter at rear.
For related jugs cf. B3 and B4 in: John W. Hayes. Etruscan and Italic Pottery in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto 1985.
The brown Impasto ceramic was the forerunner of black Etruscan Bucchero.
Etruscan, ca. 700 BC
H. to rim 8.4 cm (3.3 in)
H. to handle 11.8 cm (4.6 in)
D. of belly 9.8 cm (3.9 in)
Intact and of excellent condition. Hand modeled with fine burnished surface. Root marks.
Swiss private collection, by descent. In family possession before 1968 (data to the buyer).
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.