Rare Etruscan dish of shallow fairly rounded floor and wide flat stepped-up rim. Standing on a small ring foot.
The shape is known from stemmed plates. Flat footed dishes seem rare, though. For a stemmed dish cf. B 26 in: John W. Hayes. Etruscan and Italic Pottery in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto 1985.
Ceramic, Bucchero ware
Etruscan, early 6th century BC
D. 20.7 cm (8.1 in)
Intact. Fine condition. A pair of suspension holes at the rim. Root marks.
Swiss private collection, by descent. In family possession before 1968 (data to the buyer).
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.