Vessel with Ram

Culture: Villanova
Period: 7th century B.C.
Material: Dark clay
Dimensions: 20.7 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 4013
Provenance: German private collection, thence Galerie Puhze.
Condition: Small reparation on the lid, otherwise intact.
Description: Large, thick vessel with a loop handle typical for its time. Finely corrugated bulbous body with round base. The elongated handle starts on the straight, cylindrical rim. On top the matching lid crowned by a ram with long flat tail. For the Etruscans a ram with its golden fur was a symbol for wealth. So called Impasto ceramic.