5 December 2012
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE OLPE
CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.
The elongated piriform body with three ridges encircling the cylindrical neck, one above the base, with a wide outsplayed mouth, the high separately-cast handle riveted in place below the rim, the terminal in the form of an animal emerging from foliage
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
with Nina Borowski, Paris, 1982.
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