Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth; Findspot: Vulci
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 436.
Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); diameter: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)
Clay greenish yellow. Body divided in vertical sections colored alternately dark brown, purple and white. Broken and repaired with slight restoration. Most of lip gone.
By 1889: Prince Torlonia Collection (excavated at Vulci, 1889: Gsell, Fouilles de Vulci, tomb no. XLIX); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: [one of the] Contents incomplete of an early VIth Cent tomb at Vulci [containing MFA vases 98.901-909, 912-914, 916, 920]); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund