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Buff clay, decorated inside and out with geometric motifs in brown paint, including lattice-work and chevrons. Chips missing from rim; mended breaks in the body. Conical body rising to a wide straight mouth; from the narrow waist, a shorter, narrower cone descends as a hollow foot; strap handle...

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By 1996: with Christie's South Kensington, 85 Old Brompton Road, London SW 7 3LD, England (Christie's auction 7376, October 17, 1996, lot 11); purchased from Christie's South Kensington, November 20, 1996

Credit Line

Dora S. Pintner Fund

Italic, Sicilian, Early Bronze Age, about 1800–1500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Sicily, Italy


Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Castelluccio Ware


The Ancient World