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ETRUSCAN BRONZE BEAKED OINOCHOE ETRUSCAN BRONZE BEAKED OINOCHOE
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.

SLC375JE
$30,000


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