6th century B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 492.
7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)
Rounded bowl with flared edge and a slight foot. Loop handles are attached to the body. Yellow clay, painted black on the inside. Outside, black at neck and base; in the middle a frieze of swans, rudely drawn in red and black, with incised lines. Above and below this, red and white bands. Italo-Corinthian.
By 1877: W. S. Bigelow Collection (from Italy; loaned to MFA [loan 116, Big. 25]); gift of W. S. Bigelow to MFA, Jan. 2, 1913
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection