Etrusco-Corinthian Amphora attributed to the Group of Overlapping Circles

Culture: Etruscan
Period: 625-575 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 24.2 cm high
Price: 2 200 Euro
Ref: 4069
Provenance: German private collection Dr. Heim, exhibited from May to June 1979 in Nuremberg. With an original inventory paper of the collection Heim, confirming this information.
Condition: A very small chip on the ring foot, otherwise intact.
Description: Bulbous amphora attributed to the group of overlapping circles (“Archetti Intrecciati”) of light clay, painted in brown-red and white color. On the neck white dotted decoration, on the shoulder tongue ornament. Below revolving red-brown bands. In between incised with a compass overlapping semi-circles with applied white dots. The curved handles begin on the shoulder and end there. The rim protruding with fine profiling.