Fine Etruscan vessel with rounded body tapering to the offset ring foot. A rounded rim on the shoulder.
Ivy leaf attachments for the high arching handle that terminates in duck-head finials.
The round lid with a small bronze ring for holding.
Etruscan, 6th to 5th century BC
H. rim 6.7 cm (2.6 in)
H. attachment 7.4 cm (2.9 in)
H. with arching handle 11 cm (4.3 in)
D. 6.8 cm (2.7 in)
Intact and with excellent patina. Rim and handle attachments glued. Remains of ancient solder.
Sold by Herbert A. Cahn, Kunst der Antike, Basel (Switzerland) in 1988. Thence Swiss private collection (data to the buyer).
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed