Pyxis, tripodic, with cover
Late Corinthian Period
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth; Findspot: Italy, Vulci
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 439.
Height: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.); diameter: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)
Tripodic, with cover. Yellow clay, dark brown decoration of lines and bands. Cover slightly restored.
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)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund