Etruscan Bucchero Kyathos


Etruscan Bucchero Kyathos

An ancient Etruscan bucchero kyathos with a single winged handle and stylized design around cavetto of body.

Ca. 700 - 650 BC.
Height: 4 3/4 in. (12.2 cm).

Bucchero ware was the distinct local pottery type of ancient Etruria. It is distinguished by its delicately potted black earthen fabric as well as its glossy, burnished black surface, often with incision work. Bucchero ware was produced through the unique "reduction" method in which it was fired.

Formerly in the collection of Jerome Eisenberg, New York.

Inv#: 8637


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