IMPASTO MINI BOWL WITH HIGH HANDLE

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IMPASTO MINI BOWL WITH HIGH HANDLE

Sturdy handle with angular projections and strut, lower part of body convex with small base, upper part straight; no decoration at outside and inside.
Ex priv. coll. J.H.C.H. S., Netherlands, 1976-1980. Rare for size.

H. 5, 5 cm. Intact
Villanova Period, 8th-7th cent. BC.

Cf. I. Jucker, Italy of the Etruscans, Mainz 1991, no. 185.
Impasto refers to smoky and thick-walled ware in Etruria, the clay used was rich in iron, which gave good reduction during firing; the objects were mostly made by hand and coverend by thick slip, burnished after leather dry

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