Imitation of Italic, Etruscan
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 551.
40.5 cm (15 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Clay dull red, white slip on edge of lip and on handles. High ovoid body, high slightly spreading foot, spreading neck, thick flat lip.
Between handles, side A: lion attacking stag between sphinxes; side B: two lions attacking a bull between sphinxes. Broken maeander, tongue pattern, and lotus buds above; below, diagonal zigzag, row of fowls, band of opposed leaves, short vertical zigzag band of pomegranates on high stems.
Black figure imitation of Laconian.
Gift of Edward Perry Warren