Amphora

Italic, Etruscan


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 665.

Dimensions

44.1 cm (17 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

76.212

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two vertical masks on rim; On shoulder, a zone of double pendants. On the neck, couchant lions. On the body, a row of chimaeras.

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