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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 96

    A VILLANOVAN IMPASTO WARE KYATHOS

    7TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A VILLANOVAN IMPASTO WARE KYATHOS
    7TH CENTURY B.C.
    The fluted body with protruding knobs around the shoulder, vertical rim and high looped strap handle with openwork triangle, the exterior decorated in white with bands of zigzags, squares and diamond pattern
    11 in. (28 cm.) wide max.; 7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Ch 28); acquired from Galerie Puhze, Freiburg, Germany, January 1980.