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ETRUSCAN BUCCHERO CHALICE

The deep bowl with carinated base supported on struts, two in the form of sirens alternating with two caryatids.

Cerveteri, early 6th Century BC

H. 7 in. (17.9 cm.)

Ex Tollmann collection, Cologne, acquired, in the 1960s-70s; Dr. S.E. collection, Greenwood Village, Colorado, acquired from Royal-Athena in July 2005.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. XVI (2005), no. 98.

Cf. T. Rasmussen, Bucchero Pottery from Southern Etruria, 1979, p. 90, pl. 23, 102; M. Cristofani, Civiltà degli etruschi, Florence, 1985, 162f, no 6.37.5; Gercke, 123f., no. 66.

ES1703C
$7,500


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