Early Etruscan Beak-Spouted Jug

Culture: Etruscan
Period: Late 8th to early 7th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 29.8 cm high
Price: 6 800 Euro
Ref: 4151
Provenance: German private collection R. K., Hessen, acquired prior to 1980.
Condition: A small, retouched hole in the corpus, otherwise in an excellent condition.
Description: Large beak-spouted jug of the Impasto ware of dark brown clay. The magnificent vessel with a double handle, which starts at the rim and reaches to the widely protruding corpus. The corpus with sculptural ribs flanked by indented line decoration. The spout high towering and with a sieve.