Etruscan Impasto Oenochoe

Culture: Etruscan
Period: 7th century B.C.
Material: Clay
Dimensions: 25.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 4046
Provenance: French private collection, acquired 1991. Thence French auction house.
Condition: Intact except for some very minor ancient wear on the rim.
Description: Large, bulbous oenochoe of the Impasto Ware with a flat base and typical trefoil estuary. Around the middle a herringbone pattern and V-shaped dotted lines, which were pressed with a comb-like tool into the soft clay. In between revolving dotted lines. From the spout downwards a grained enhancement with three punched circles on each side.