|ETRUSCAN BRONZE BEAKED OINOCHOE
with finely engraved carinated body. The handle in the form of a nymph leaning against the rim, a beaded garland draped across her breasts.
Etruscan inscription, udai, meaning ‘votive.’ Choice!
4th-3rd Century BC
H. 5 1/4 in. (13.5 cm.)
Ex Eric de Kolb, New York; Henri Smeets, Weert, The Netherlands;
John Hewett, London; The Sadler Collection, London, Sotheby’s, London, October 2003; J.M.E. collection, New York.
Published: D. Mitten, Master Bronzes of the Classical World, Fogg Art Museum, 1967, no. 224;
(The Smeets Collection of Antiquities, Sotheby's, London, November 7, 1977, lot 169); J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. XX (2009), no. 42.