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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 148

    A FALISCAN BLACK-FIGURED PHIALE MESOMPHALOS

    CONNECTED TO THE FUNNEL GROUP, CIRCA 350-300 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A FALISCAN BLACK-FIGURED PHIALE MESOMPHALOS
    CONNECTED TO THE FUNNEL GROUP, CIRCA 350-300 B.C.
    The interior with stylized grape vine arranged in a cruciform with leaves interspersed with grape clusters, a rosette on the omphalos; a band of laurel on the exterior
    9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) diameter


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    For a similar example see no D 1.47, p. 262 in Kunze and Kästner, Die Welt der Etrusker.

    Provenance

    American Private Collection, 1970s.