Auction 85 - Antiquities sessione unica
lunedì 14 dicembre 2020 ore 14:00 (UTC +01:00)
VILLANOVAN IMPASTO CINERARY URN 9th - 8th century BC
VILLANOVAN IMPASTO CINERARY URN
9th - 8th century BC
height (with lid) cm 38,5; height (urn) cm 33; diam. (urn) cm 17,5; height (lid) 13,5; diam. (lid) cm 21,5
Biconical body with circular flaring rim and a dish shaped lid. An incised decoration with geometrical patterns runs on the body and on the lid. Small restoration on the lip, and minimal abrasions on body and lid. Provenance: English private collection, according to the heirs possibly purchased in some auction or Art Gallery during 1970s-1980s.