Jug

Italic, Etruscan
Late Orientalizing
Late 7th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 494.

Dimensions

26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.71

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Clay reddish; neck, mouth and handle painted black. Three bands: upper, a lion biting a grazing stag; middle, a geometric pattern of triangles and clusters of dots; lower, lions and stags. Details incised. Colors black and purple. Italo-Corinthian style.

Provenance

By 1877: W. S. Bigelow Collection (loaned to MFA [loan 116, Big. 24]); gift of W. S. Bigelow to MFA, Jan. 2, 1913

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection