Amphora with cover
Place of Manufacture: Italy, Etruria, Clusium (Chiusi)
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 668.
45 cm (17 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
(a) Amphora. Not polished. On shoulder, a double band of embossed pendants, relief lines above and below. Above each handle, a vertical archaic mask projecting above edge. On each handle, a dog lying down.
(b) Cover. High with a central knob.
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
Gift of J. J. Dixwell