Lot 23 - Auction 43 - Antiquities, Glyptic and Medieval Art - London - 19 April 2018

Estimate:
1.000,00-2.000,00 GBP
Starting price:
750,00 GBP
Current bid:
900,00 GBP
Bids:
4




Etruscan Impasto calefattoio
8th - 7th century BC
height cm 33 (13”)
Composite by two sections, a conical openwork pedestal and a small olla with lid; the decorative patterns consist of concentric stylized triangles and a criss-cross motives.
Two holes on the vase. The calefattoio, often misinterpreted as a burner or brazier, is probably a ritual vessel, usually used as cerimonial furniture or part of graves goods.

PROVENANCE
Property of a gentleman; acquired on the European art market between 1960s and 1980s.


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Lot status:
Auction closed