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Etruscan impasto ware olla, 7th century BC

Etruscan impasto ware olla, 7th century BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1330808
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Bernhard I. Mller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $820.00 
Rare Caeretan olla with fairly high belly and marked shoulder. The broad neck inset with a ridge at center and curving out at rim. Standing on a small flat base.
The shape is South Etruscan, similar items have been found at Cerveteri (Caere) – cf. item 18, p. 190f and no. 7, p. 258 in: Maria Bugli. Gli Etruschi e Cerveteri. Milan 1980.
Ceramic, Impasto
Etruscan, 7th century BC
H. 13.7 cm (5.4 in)
D. 15.8 cm (6.2 in)
Smooth reddish-brown impasto. Intact except for a small chip out of the rim. Probably hand modeled with fine vertical striations from the burnishing process. Root marks.
Swiss private collection, in family possession before 1968.

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