Alabastron

Italic, Etruscan


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 486.

Dimensions

24.7 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

80.611

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pale gray-yellow clay. Decoration in black glaze and added red. Three zones separated by groups of horizontal lines: (1) four swans, (2) two boars and stag, (3) boar, lion, and bull.

Italo-Corinthian

Provenance

gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, October 21, 1880

Credit Line

Gift of H. P. Kidder