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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 228

    AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE SITULA

    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE SITULA
    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    The ovoid body with rounded shoulders, the short neck flaring to a wide mouth, an incised line on the rim, with twin ring attachments for the high arching handle that turns back on itself and terminates in bud-like finials, two birds on either side of the open ring at the center of the handle, joined to a chain
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    New York Art Market, 1980s.