|SICILIAN CASTELLUCCIO CULTURE RED POTTERY CONICAL CUP
With a board-like handle, the outside painted in brown with highly organized and carefully worked geometric decoration, and inside with vertical lines. A very rare type in fine condition.
Ca. 2000-1400 BC
H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.)
Ex collection of Mr. V. Z., Switzerland, acquired between 1950 and 1965.
The prehistoric civilization of Sicily, originally identified by Paolo Orsi (d. 1935) on the basis of a particular ceramic style, in the homonymous village, between Noto and Siracusa.