6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
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.
American Private Collection, 1970s.
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