London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A DAUNIAN POTTERY OLLA WITH HAND PROTOMES
The body with large funnel-shaped neck, twin loop handles on the shoulder, between each handle a vertical hand-shaped protome with individual fingers, the back of each hand painted in dark brown with a cluster of dots between parallel lines and a stylized figure at the side, the body decorated with red and brown encircling bands and four panels around the shoulder containing three rectangles surrounded by dots, a wavy line below, the interior of the neck with concentric circles around the opening and four joined semicircles extending to the rim, repaired
11¾ in. (30 cm.) high
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Cf. S. Cassani (ed.), The Art of the Italic Peoples from 3000-300 B.C., Geneva, 1993, p. 321, no. 211, for similar.
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