Etruscan Bucchero Calyx

Culture: Etruscan
Period: Late 7th to early 6th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 13 cm high; 13.9 cm in diameter
Price: Sold
Ref: 4152
Provenance: Private collection Karl Zieger (1939-2021), Lower Austria. Acquired in the late 1990s from the Galerie Socowi Wien.
Condition: Professionally restored from six shards and without any missing parts.
Description: Etruscan drinking cup on a high foot with a broad, trumpet-shaped stand ring. The corpus has four parallel incised circumferential grooves. Above nine finely dotted fans pressed all around with a comb into the still soft clay. The chalice has inside a set off bottom which manifests outside as a bent bar.