8 June 2005
ETRUSCAN AND ITALIC ART
THE PROPERTY OF THE DAGON MUSEUM, ISRAEL
AN ETRUSCAN IMPASTO DOLIUM
CIRCA MID 6TH CENTURY B.C.
Of burnished red fabric, the tall ovoid body on a flat base, with rounded shoulders, a wide mouth and vertical fluting, torus moldings below and high on the shoulders above a raised wavy line, a band in stamped shallow relief below with a repeating series of two panthers attacking a stag
26¾ in. (68 cm.) high
with F. Renn-Rain, 1961.
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Exhibition catalogue, Etruscan Art, Los Angeles, Otis Art Institute, 1963, p. 13.
Los Angeles, Otis Art Institute, Etruscan Art, 21 March-14 April 1963.
For a similar example see no. 374, pp. 433-434 in Hornbostel, et al., Kunst der Antike, Schätze aus Norddeutschem Privatbesitz.
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