Villanova Amphora

Culture: Villanova
Period: 8th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 27.2 cm x 24.3 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 4018
Provenance: Exhibited in the archaeological collection of the University of Zürich from 1986 to 2001. Private collection Dr. V.Z., Switzerland.
Condition: A hardly visible, stable stress crack on one side, but completely intact.
Description: Very large hand made Impasto vase with bulbous corpus, on the shoulder with a pointed buckling. On this bend a ribbed decoration. The overhanging long handles are in relief, the curved rim is projecting. A very impressive early work of Italian ceramic art.