Cup

Italic, Proto-VIllanovan
Final Bronze Age
1020–950 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 594.

Dimensions

6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

88.539

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, impasto

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dark red clay with black surface. Shoulder fluted in diagonal lines. The vertical mouth is slightly concave. The handle is vertical with a bisected opening.

Provenance

By 1888: with Alessandro Fausti (said to be from a tomb on the slope of Monte Cucco); purchased by R. Lanciani from Alessandro Fausti; 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