Burnished Etruscan chalice on a high flaring foot with a single ring on the stem.
The decoration consists of three grooves on the wall and a notched ridge below. The foot with faint horizontal bands in applied white.
Elegant example with glossy black burnished surface.
Rasmussen's chalice type 2d and close in shape to fig. 136, pl. 27 (pp. 98-99 and p. 22) in: Tom B. Rasmussen. Bucchero Pottery from Southern Etruria. Cambridge1979. The finding context of the example points to 625-600 BC.
Ceramic, Bucchero ware
Etruscan, 625-600 BC
H. 15.5 cm (6.1 in)
D. rim 16.9 cm (6.7 in)
Fine example. Foot reattached. Some scratches inside the shallow floor. Soil deposits in places.
Ex Swiss private collection of Wladimir Rosenbaum (1894-1984), former owner of Galleria Serodine, Ascona.
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.