Etruscan+large+pottery+jug

 

Etruscan+large+pottery+jug

 

Etruscan+large+pottery+jug

 

Etruscan+large+pottery+jug


 Etruscan+large+pottery+jug

M126 Etruscan large pottery jug 425

 


A large black glazed pottery jug with a single handle and round mouth.

The black slip and shape of this vessel imitates Greek pottery but the location of manufacture is revealed by the underside of the base which is typically Etruscan.

Italy, Etruscan, late 5th or 4th Century BC

Repaired from several pieces with some infill and restoration in places

Size: 26.5 x 11.8 cms

Ex. private collection, Aachen, Germany; acquired 1950's-1960's.

A circa 1960's-1970's numerical collection label under the base.