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    Sale 2056

    ANTIQUITIES

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 127

    AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE OINOCHOE

    CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE OINOCHOE
    CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    The ovoid body with a short cylindrical neck, the trefoil mouth angled upward with a long spout, the flat rim everted, the vertical faceted handle cast separately, terminating in a palmette below, the join to the rim terminating in buds
    8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Japanese Private Collection, early 1980s.