Bowl, shallow

Italic


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 597.

Dimensions

7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.555

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Villanovan Ware (Bucchero). Clay black, covered with finer reddish clay, which is painted black. On shoulder three bosses; between them simple incised zigzags. Handle broken off, and vase cracked. One handle.

Provenance

By 1888: with Jandolo (said to be from a grave found in 1888 on the Esquiline); purchased by R. Lanciani from Jandolo; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation