11 December 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN ETRUSCAN IMPASTO BRAZIER
CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.
The broad angled rim and interior sides impressed with a cylinder, creating relief scenes of hunting, grazing animals and mythological beasts, the interior with four raised concentric circles, the cylindrical base perforated six times
16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm.) diameter
Alfred E. Mirsky (1900-1974); Christie's, New York, 16 June 2006, lot 207.
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For a similar example found in Caere and now in the Museo Gregoriano Etrusco see no. 35, p. 71 in Buranelli, The Etruscans, Legacy of a Lost Civilization.
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