Three Etruscan Bucchero-Ware Vessels, 7th/6th Century B.C.
Property from a Private Collection
Three Etruscan Bucchero-Ware Vessels
7th/6th Century B.C.
comprising a chalice with open base and bowl with notched carination, the supports in the form of two caryatids and two panels molded in relief with a scrolling motif; a kyathos with broad strap handle and notched carination, the body and handle impressed with spray motifs; and a trefoil oinochoe with ovoid body, the shoulder decorated in relief with alternating grazing deer and palm fronds.
Heights 16.5, 13.3, and 30.5 cm.
Kyathos: repaired from two large and one small fragments. Outside of body with lighter patches suggesting some retouching to glaze.
Chalice: repaired from multiple fragments across body and all supporting elements. Joins were painted over. Repair above one caryatid shows area of plaster, suggesting a fill in this location. Area of incrustation on exterior or bowl on one side.
Oinochoe: repaired from multiple fragments. All the joins were painted over using oil paint. Front of mouth probably restored.
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