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AN ETRUSCAN RED-FIGURE DUCK ASKOS, ATTRIBUTED TO THE CLUSIUM GROUP

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AN ETRUSCAN RED-FIGURE DUCK ASKOS, ATTRIBUTED TO THE CLUSIUM GROUP

CIRCA 350-320 B.C.

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AN ETRUSCAN RED-FIGURE DUCK ASKOS, ATTRIBUTED TO THE CLUSIUM GROUP CIRCA 350-320 B.C. The body with detailed feathering and depicting a nude Lasa (winged demon) on each side, white painted, with necklace and anklets, A) depicted with wings outstretched, a sword in one hand and scabbard in the other, B) without wings, with sword and shield, duck head and foot restored 6 in. (15 cm.) high
Provenance
Nostell Priory, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, acquired 1819 from Abbé H. Campbell (listed in his catalogue, 1818, no. 32): sold Christie's London, 30 April 1975, lot 45, pl. 16.
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Lot Essay

For the Clusium Group, cf. J. D. Beazley, Etruscan Vase Painting, Oxford, 1947, pp. 119-120; and for similar in the Ashmolean Museum and British Museum, cf. A. C. Brown, Ancient Italy Before the Romans, Oxford, 1980, p. 71, pl. XXXVa (1951.390) and E. Macnamara, The Etruscans, London, 1990, p. 46, pl. 52e (GR 1865.1-3.20).

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