Etruscan Bucchero Kyathos

 

Etruscan Bucchero Kyathos

An ancient Etruscan bucchero kyathos with the cup on a high, flaring foot, the strap handle rises high above the rim, the apex of the handle adorned with a Janus-faced baboon wearing a conical hat; the body decorated with relief frieze of buds alternating, an incised zig-zag band framed by lines on exterior of the lip. Two incised lines on the interior of lip, with an applique head of a man where handle joins the rim.

Etruria.
Ca. 575 - 550 BC.
Height: 7 in. (18 cm).

Rasmussen 4B type.

Formerly in the G. Granelli de Croon, collection, Switzerland, acquired 1965-1970; subsequently in the collection of Jerome Eisenberg, New York.

Inv#: 8423

$5,500

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