Jug with ribbed handle

Italic, Etruscan


Findspot: Vulci

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 445.

Dimensions

Height: 28.1 cm (11 1/16 in.); diameter: 15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

98.914

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Three bands of animals: (1) swans, (2) goats, panthers, boar, (3) goats, boars, lion. Repaired with slight restoration. Italo-Corinthian.

Provenance

By 1889: Prince Torlonia Collection (excavated at Vulci, 1889: Gsell, Fouilles de Vulci, tomb no. XLIX); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: [one of the] Contents incomplete of an early VIth Cent tomb at Vulci [containing MFA vases 98.901-909, 912-914, 916, 920]); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund