One-handled mug

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
about 520 B.C.


Dimensions

10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.111

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Left to right: prancing sphinx, pawing lion, prancing sphinx. Red, white, brown (lines) and black on buff. Vines, filling ornaments and a pattern of ivy leaves below.

Pontic

Provenance

By date unknown: Christoph Clairmont Collection; January 11, 1961: purchased by MFA from Dr. Christoph Clairmont for $ 950.00 (the total price for 61.110-61.113) with funds from the bequest of Miss Grace Nelson (recorded as Bequest of Miss Grace Nelson)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Grace Nelson