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Three Etruscan Bucchero-Ware Vessels, 7th/6th Century B.C.

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Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 GBP

Property from a Private Collection

Three Etruscan Bucchero-Ware Vessels, 7th/6th Century B.C.

Three Etruscan Bucchero-Ware Vessels, 7th/6th Century B.C.

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 GBP

Lot sold:

6,048

GBP

Property from a Private Collection

Three Etruscan Bucchero-Ware Vessels

7th/6th Century B.C.


comprising an oinochoe with pyriform body engraved with rays radiating from the foot, the shoulder impressed with semicircular motifs; a kantharos with broad strap handles, notched carination, and body impressed on each side with closed and open fan-shaped motifs; and a trefoil oinochoe with body and shoulder each engraved with a procession of felines and caprids moving to left, some holding various objects or creatures (or parts thereof) in their mouths, a large serpent beneath the handle.

Heights 21.6, and 14.3, and 33.3 cm.

Oinochoe: repaired from several fragments and with overpainted joins.

Kantharos: seemingly intact with repaints on handles.

Oinochoe: Body repaired from two main and neck from several fragments. Handle mostly restored. Old repair on foot has come loose (two small detached fragments now inside vessel). Repaints and restorations likely around rim and mouth.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Dr. S. Schweizer, Arlesheim and Breganzona, Switzerland (Sotheby's, July 15th, 1980, nos. 13, 14, and 20, illus.)
acquired by the present owner at the above sale