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Etruscan Bucchero Ware Olpe

NZD $1,250

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Description

Black pottery olpe (jug)

Etruscan Bucchero Ware

6th/5th Century B C

Height: 17 cms

Condition: Excellent with some encrustations.

The potters of Etruria were able to offer their customers a
locally produced and less-expensive ceramic equivalent to
the desirable but costly metal products arriving from the
eastern end of the Mediterranean.The quality of Bucchero
ware was an improvement on Villanovan pottery previous used.