Etruscan, 7th - 6th Century BC. A bucchero burial urn with incised decoration on the body and neck. Repaired from fragments with the bones of the original occupant placed back inside. Small label on inside of neck stating is was found in 1862 and a place name, all in German. Also written in German on the side of the neck is "Oost" which must indicat the direction the vessel was facing when found. An interesting old piece with an excavation history which would be interesting to research. H: 6 1/2". #k44: SOLD
Etruscan, c. 4th Century BC. An amazing Etruscan kantharos in the style of Greek Gnathian ware. With delicately-painted vine pattern below rim and above ribbed design. Repair to rim and some fading, otherwise an interesting and beautiful large piece! Ex old English collection with remains of old label inside. Stands 4 1/2" (11.4 cm) tall. #14154: $799 SOLD
Etrusco-Corinthian, c. 6th Century BC. Nice large Skyphos wine-cup. Repaired from shards. Measures 168 mm (6 1/2") handle-to-handle, stands 85 mm (3 1/4") tall. Painted and engraved with various scenes. Ex-Seaby. Ex-Superior auction 1183. For a very similar example see Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: GLASGOW, GLASGOW COLLECTIONS, 43, PL.(909) 50.4. Ex-Dr. Geoffrey Smith collection, San Diego CA. #GS453x2: $550 SOLD
Etruscan, c. 4th Century BC. Excellent terracotta molded face of a youth. Sensitively made, with a round face and cherub-like features. Classic style. Measures 4" x 4 7/8" (10.4 x 9.8 cm). Mounted on a nice custom stand. Ex-British collection, acquired in the 1950's. From my own personal collection. #18448: $925 SOLD
Etruscan / Villanovan Impasto Ware Skyphos. Italic, 9th - 8th Century BC. For drinking wine! With characteristic burnished dark brown to black slip. The bowl is deep with low circular foot, the handles are looped and textured to resemble twisted cord. H: 4 1/2" (11.4 cm); W: 8" (20.3 cm). Intact and attractive. Ex Dr. Geoffrey Smith collection, San Diego, CA. #GBA12187: $575 SOLD
Excellent Etruscan figure of a musician playing a flute.
Etruscan, c. 4th - 1st Century BC. A nice molded terracotta figure of a musician playing a flute. He holds a 6-chamber flute in his left hand andnother long device, possibly a different sort of instrument, in his right. He has a pleasant look upon his face as his head is slightly bowed, lips pursed, blowing into the instrument. He wears a long tunic and band around his hair. Nice details! Feet broken off in antiquity. Measures 3 3/8" (8.5 cm) tall. Some nice finger-prints of the maker still visible in the clay on back! #9796: $525 SOLD
Etruscan terracotta male face from a sculpture, c. 3rd Century BC. Traces of reddish pigmentation. Nice features and attractive!
6 1/4" x 4 1/2". A beautiful display piece! Etruscan #k12: SOLD
Etruscan, c. 7th - 6th Century BC. Fantastic Bucchero-ware kantharos, with with high handles. Used for drinking wine. Measures 180 mm (7") across; 110 mm (4 1/4") high at the handle. Intact! Ex-Dr. Geoffrey Smith collection, San Diego CA. #GS413: $699 SOLD
Nice Villanovan / Etruscan impasto-ware vessel, c. 8th-7th Century BC. The body is near round with concave base, the upper portion decorated with grooves, two small lug handles and a small spout with vertical walls. H: 5" (12.8 cm). Intact with nice surfaces! Ex Dr. Gilles Collection, Germany, acquired during the 1950’s & 60's. #1011264: $399 SOLD
Amazing, large Etruscan oinochoe. Magnia Graecia, 5th Century BC. Robust form, with tapered foot, thick neck and single handle, with a nice orange-brown slip. Intact, a few areas of light surface abrasion and light earthen deposits. A scarce type! Ex Henk Huffener collection, UK, acquired in the late 19th Century. A remarkable and large display piece! #0411133: $725 Sent to auction
Etruscan black-ware aryballos, c. 6th Century BC. A breathtaking piece! Graceful design with two handles and flared lip. Purple stripes around the base, body, shoulder and rim. Repaired from three large sherds, some light earthen encrustation on surfaces. 4 3/8" (11.1 cm) tall. Ex Henk Huffener collection, UK, acquired in the late 19th Century. Gorgeous! #0411132: $725 Sent to auction
Etruscan, c. 4th Century BC. Very nice Etruscan Black-Pattern kylix, Italic, with flared ring foot and two upturned handles. A band of vertical lines just below the rim, set off by the natural clay body underneath. H: 3 1/8" (7.9 cm); W: 6" (15.2 cm). Single tiny rim chip, otherwise a very well-preserved example! Ex Orange County private collection. #AR2040: $699 SOLD
Etruscan, c. 7th-6th Century BC. Nice miniature bucchero-ware amphora. The body squat with flat base and two tall loop handles. H: 3 1/8" (7.9 cm). Intact with nicely burnished surfaces. ex-Michigan private collection; ex-John Ambrose, Fragments of Time, purchased March 28, 1997. #AR2029: $575 SOLD