Etruscan Bucchero Olpe

 

Etruscan Bucchero Olpe

An ancient Etruscan bucchero olpe, a wine pitcher, with a wide lip, strap handle, and body that tapers to a disk foot. The black glazed-surface has earthen encrustation and white root marks throughout.

Etruria.
Ca. 625-575 BC.
Height: 6 in. (15 cm).
Intact.

Confer: I. Jucker, Italy of the Etruscans, (Mainz, 1991), p. 187, nos. 236-237.

Formerly in Pennsylvania private collection, acquired at Sotheby's, November 5, 1979, lot 292.

Inv#: 6186

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