London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A VILLANOVAN IMPASTO WARE URN
8TH-9TH CENTURY B.C.
Of biconical form with flaring rim and single loop handle, decorated with incised and stamped decoration including hatched rim triangles, key pattern on the neck, concentric squares with alternating swastikas and crosses on the lower body and false cord pattern above the foot, repaired
13 1/8 in. (33.2 cm.) high
Property from an Asian collection; acquired during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
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