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Etruscan bucchero chalice of Rasmussen Type 1B Etruscan bucchero chalice of Rasmussen Type 1B
Etruscan bucchero chalice of Rasmussen Type 1B ETRUSCAN BUCCHERO CHALICE OF RASMUSSEN TYPE 1B

The deep conical cup supported by four flat-backed plaques as legs with alternating figures in relief of women and sphinxes; on a ring base.
Three concentric grooves encircle the lower part of the body. A series of small incisions mark the edge of its offset base. On the recessed bottom of the interior, a series of grooves radiate outwards from a central omphalos.

Cerveteri, ca. 580 BC

H. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.)

Ex Andrea Compagno collection, Lugano, Switzerland, acquired in the 1970s from Pino Donati.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2012, no. 129.

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