Etrusco-Corinthian Bail Amphora

Culture: Etruscan
Period: around 600 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 16.4 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 4092
Provenance: From the estate of Josef Strasser, Lannach, Styria, Austria. Acquired between 1960 and 1980.
Condition: Intact
Description: Painted with brown and red color pear-shaped amphora of light clay standing on a ring foot. On the rim a pulled up handle, the bale handle for suspension with a brown centre line. The long and towards the top tapering neck is decorated with three circulating brown ribbons, in between a circulating tenon decoration. The shoulder is fully decorated with thick brown and red bands. The corpus is painted with thin, finely drawn, parallel red-brown bands. The end of the vase as well as the ring foot fully covered in red color. At the bottom the inventory number E 69/73.