M2 Etruscan bucchero ware amphora 400

 


A bucchero ware black burnished pottery amphora with elegant incised scroll and linear decoration.

Italy, Etruscan, probably Ostia region, late 7th Century BC

Handles repaired and some restoration and repairs on the rim, a small surface chip on the lower body

Size: 10.7 x 10.6 cms including handles

Ex. private collection, Munster, Germany; formerly in an early 20th Century collection. A c. 1900's numerical label attached to the lower body inscribed "Ostia".