Cup of goblet shape

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
Mid to late 6th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 649.

Dimensions

16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

76.208

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Polished surface. High stem with two rings. The foot has a ridge near the outside. On the vertical edge are four archaic female masks projecting above the rim; between these are four bosses.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of J. J. Dixwell