An Etruscan Star Pottery Plate, Caere, second half of the 4th century BCE
RP1902Regular price $750 USD
Attributed to the Genucilia Group and made in the Caeretan style, this lovely shallow plate standing on a round, high-walled foot, the face decorated in dark brown with five spiral waves around the wide rim, and a four-pointed star with a triple dot cluster in the tondo.
For similar examples, see Ines Jucker, Italy of the Etruscans (1991), nos. 316-320.
Dimensions: Diameter: 5 5/8 inches(14.3 cm), Height: 2 1/4 inches (5.7 cm)
Condition: Loss to foot as can be seen in the photos, otherwise intact in good condition overall.
Provenance: Private NY collection since 1960s, with collection stickers on base, thereafter private Virginia collection.