Amphora

Italic, Etruscan


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 670.

Dimensions

43.5 cm (17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

76.201

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Above each handle is an archaic mask. On the shoulder is an egg-and-dart pattern; a scroll pattern, below which is a band of pendants interrupted on each side by a head in high relief.

Provenance

By 1875: in a public collection in Chiusi; sold at public sale in Florence to J. J. Dixwell (said to be from Chiusi); gift of J. J. Dixwell to MFA, March 1876

Credit Line

Gift of J. J. Dixwell