Etruscan bucchero oinochoe from an old collection
Ovoid jar with trefoil mouth
Bucchero, dark clay with black slip
Early 7th to first half of 6th century BC.
Large jar with ovoid body and trefoil mouth. The body is decorated with three and four carved lines. Steep shoulder with cone-shaped neck. High strap handle. Flat base.
Height 232 mm, Diameter ca. 130 mm.
A part of the handle was broken out and professionally restored. Hair-line cracks at neck. Otherwise in very nice condition.
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. London, British Museum 7 Pl. 21 No. 18
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Paris, Musee du Louvre 23, Pl. 6 No. 2, see description there for further references
Acquired 2016 in a German auction house, ex private collection Tillmann from Rösrath near Cologne, acquired in this collection before 1970.
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