Etruscan bucchero kylix with raised floor, offset rim and triangular handles. Standing on a short slightly flared foot and decorated with concentric lines on the outside belly.
The shape is inspired by imported Ionian cups.
For related cups cf. type 1c in: Tom Rasmussen. Bucchero Pottery from Southern Etruria. Cambridge 1979.
Etruscan, 625-600 BC
D. 11.3 cm (4.4 in)
W. over handles 15.3 cm (6 in)
H. rim 5.6 cm (2.2 in)
Good quality, carefully polished surface. One handle reattached, tiny chips out of the rim. Otherwise intact. Soil deposits and root marks.
Swiss private collection, in family possession before 1968.
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed