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A VILLANOVAN IMPASTO WARE URN

CIRCA 8TH CENTURY B.C.

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A VILLANOVAN IMPASTO WARE URN
CIRCA 8TH CENTURY B.C.
With rounded body and neck, flaring rim and single strap handle, the body with incised decoration of four framed geometric designs, the corners with stamped circles, a band of zigzag above, horizontal bands of diagonal lines and stylized zigzags below the rim, handle with stamped circle decoration, 11 in. (28 cm.) high; an impasto ware cover with loop handle, three ridges around the angled rim, 5¼ in. (13 cm.) high; and a Columbian style pottery bowl, bands of punched triangles and incised chevrons below the rim, and two stylized faces, twin small loop handles, 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high (3)
Provenance
Collection of Dr. R. Schmidt (1900-1970), and thence by descent to the present owner (see lot 28 onwards).
Items one and two: acquired 1962.
Exhibited
Items one and two: Kunst der Antike aus Privatbesitz Bern-Biel-Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek Solothurn, October-December, 1967.
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Lot Essay

PUBLISHED:
Items one and two: Exhibition catalogue, Kunst der Antike aus Privatbesitz Bern-Biel-Solothurn, 1967, p. 67, no. 179.
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