Ancient Etruscan Kantharoid Vessel with Bronze Appliques
Ancient impasto ware Etruscan Kantharoid vase with twin handles and fluted body. Three clustered bronze appliqués are impressed on both sides of the body just above the protruding rotellae. Bronze appliqués are also present on top of the knobbed portion of the handles. A roulette meander surrounds the vessel with incised detailed. Dates to circa the 7th century BC and measures 5.25 inches in width. Vessel has some eroded areas as seen in photo, however very stable.
Confer: I. Jucker, Italy of the Etruscans, (Mainz, 1991)