Cup, one handled
7th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Italy, Etruria, Clusium (Chiusi)
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 655.
10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Polished surface with very thin walls. Sides embossed with flutings. High strap handle with a wing projecting near the top. On inner side of handle in low relief, a figure grasping two lions by their front paws.
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