Etruscan Céramique Phiale Mesomphalos

Etruscan Céramique Phiale Mesomphalos
Etruscan, early 3rd century BC

Shallow offering bowl with sloping floor, curving up at the edge to form a low vertical rim. The large hollow knob at center, domed on top, with a cylindrical cavity underneath.
Undecorated with sepia-black gloss.
The underside with traces of a hand. Palm and fingers of the artisan marked when holding the wet bowl.
For a closely related Etruscan example from the Viterbo region, cf. vase no. 142 in: John W. Hayes. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto 1984.

Size: D. 17 cm, H. 3.2 cm
Material: Ceramic
Culture: Etruscan, early 3rd century BC
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition. Marks of a hand on the bottom.

Provenance: Estate of R.F., who started collecting 40 years ago. Thence art market New York, February 2020 sale.
Provenance data to the buyer.

Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Offered lots legally acquired, due diligence conducted to ensure the stated provenance. Related documents seen by Catawiki.

Worldwide shipping with registered priority mail. No export permit needed to ship from Switzerland.

Import taxes for buyers in the countries of the European Union – reduced customs duties of 5% in the United Kingdom – no fees in the United States and in Switzerland.
Italia: Importazione soggetta all’IVA – sdoganamento molto lento – consegna postale lentissima.

Informations du lot
Phiale Mesomphalos
Siècle/ Période
Etruscan, early 3rd century BC
Intacte, bien
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