Etruscan shallow dish, the offset floor sloping outward to form a flaring rim. Resting on a short stemmed foot. The top side is covered with black glaze, a black band just above the black-rimmed foot.
The shape complies with the dishes of the well-known Genucilia type.
For items from the Genucilia workshop cf. lots no. 316-319 in: Ines Stucker. Italy of the Etruscans. Exhibitions catalogue, Jerusalem 1991.
For a similar example found at Caere, cf. cat. no. 98, p. 256 in: Electa. Gli Etruschi e Cerveteri. Exhibition catalogue. Milan 1980.
Etruscan, 325-275 BC
D. 14.5 cm (5.7 in)
H. 5.3 cm (2.1 in)
Intact. Slight wear on the applied glaze. Soil deposits in places.
Private collection Grabs (Switzerland), acquired in the late 1970s.
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.