|ETRUSCAN APPLIED RED OWL GLAUX
Decoration added in red, with a naive owl flanked by stylized laurel sprigs on both sides.
Etruscan owl glaux are rare. Retaining web of root marks.
Ca. 350-300 BC
H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm.)
Ex private French collection, acquired between 1930 and 1960; private British collection acquired in 1994; J.M.E. collection, New York,
acquired at Bonham’s London in October 2009.
Cf. F.P. Johnson, 'A Note on Owl-Skyphoi', American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 59, (1955), pp. 119-124., pl. 38, fig, 45.