Ancient Etruscan Artifacts, c. 800--300 BC
Found in Umbria & Tuscany during the late 1800's. Legally acquired from old American and British collections


Etruscan, c. 3rd - 2nd Century BC. Nice bronze figure of a man. Made in flattened form, wearing close fitting tunic and drapery over his left shoulder. His facial features are detailed and his hair is closely cropped. H: 2 1/4" (5.7 cm). Intact with a glossy olive patina and mounted on a custom base. From the estate of listed American sculptor, Eleanor Mary Mellon (1894 - 1979) New York. Eleanor, (a descendent of philanthropist Andrew Mellon) traveled extensively abroad and the bust may have been purchased during one of her many trips to Europe. #AR2221: $850 SOLD

Etruscan, c. 4th - 3rd Century BC. Beautiful black-figure kylix. Graceful form with two handles, the sides nicely painted with a band of wine grapes, parallel lines below. H: 3" (7.6 cm), W: 4 7/8" (12.8 cm). A couple minor rim chips but otherwise intct! Ex Orange County, CA private collection. #AR2150: $699
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Etruscan, c. 3rd-2nd century BC. Bronze figure of a priest, wearing tall diadem and holding a stamped loaf of bread and a large patera. H: 2 5/8” (6.7 cm). Losses to legs but now mounted on lovely custom stand shown at right --->. From the estate of listed American sculptor, Eleanor Mary Mellon (1894 - 1979) New York. Eleanor, (a descendent of philanthropist Andrew Mellon) traveled extensively abroad and the bust may have been purchased during one of her many trips to Europe. #AR2147: $850 SOLD


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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
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Etruscan, c. 3rd-2nd century BC. Excellent silver votive statuette of a man. He is depicted standing with beard and short-cut hair, wearing long robes and holding a cornucopia in his left hand. Right arm and bottoms of feet missing but otherwise intact. 35 mm (1 3/8") tall. A "mini masterpiece!" Nice grey cabinet tone. ex-Gorny & Mosch auction; acquired before 2000 for a South German collection. #AR2032: $699 SOLD

Ancient Etruscan/Greek, c. 6th Century BC. Nice Etrusco-Corinthian aryballos, decorated with bands in a dark slip, rays above. Intact with some surface wear and light deposits, minor rim chips. H: 3 3/8" (8.6 cm). Ex Alex Malloy, 1979. #A15143x2: $299 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


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:
SOLD