Etruscan bucchero cup found in Sezze area

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Nicely preserved household pottery from an old German collection, acquired in the late 1950s.
Object: Etruscan cup high handle

Material: Massive clay with black slip
So-called bucchero

Date: 2nd half 7th - first half 6th century BC
Etruscan culture

Description:    Small cup with conically opening lower part and high cylindrical upper part. With high flat handle.

Size: Height 65 mm, diameter 104 mm (incl. handle).

Condition: Nicely preserved, no restorations, small chips mainly around the lip.

References: Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Göteborg, Public Collections, Pl. 24.1

Provenance: Acquired 2018 from the German private collection P. Schaefer. Inherited by Mr. Schaefer from his father, August Schaefer, who acquired the objects for his collection end of the 1950s in Augsburg (Germany) from Dr. Bruckner. Since then all objects have been located in Germany. Dr. Bruckner had acquired the objects end of the 1950s in Sezze (Latium, Italy) from a local farmer. All objects were said to have been found in Sezze area.

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