Ancient Roman Etruscan Italic Impasto Kernos

Ancient Roman Etruscan Italic Impasto Kernos

Item Number: 9840


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Period: Late 8th - Early 7th C. BCE
Dimensions: 16"
Condition: Superb
Region: Italy
Provenance: Acquired by present owner from an old French collection in the 1980s when he lived in Paris
Of massive ovoid form, the fluted section of the body framed by horizontal ridges above and below. Very refined. The shoulders with 4 tripod bowls, each with white cross-hatchings below and along the stamped legs. Floral decorative swirls on lower body.

Ref: "Aspetti di Vita Quotidiana Nella Roma Arcaica" by Carla Fayer, 1982