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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:

3,024

GBP

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.


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, London, July 15th, 1980, nos. 15, 16, and 17, illus., respectively)
acquired by the present owner at the above sale