Auction 106
By Bertolami Fine Art
Apr 22, 2022
London, Italy
22 aprile 2022 ore 12:00 CEST (11:00 BST)
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LOT 13:

VILLANOVAN IMPASTO CUP 
9th - 8th centuries BC 
height cm 11 

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VILLANOVAN IMPASTO CUP 
9th - 8th centuries BC 
height cm 11 

A rare example of Villanovan cup characterized by a bridged and mullioned handle with zoomorphic horned protome facing outwards; the body finely decorated with applied metal (tin) lamellas that make up geometric motifs of triangles and squares with labyrinthine patterns.

Provenance. Private collection, London; acquired on the art market prior to 1990.