Squat, globular alabaston
about 550 B.C.
Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)
Italo-Corinthian style. Amid extensive filling ornaments, a lion-bird to right, in black and red on buff clay. Dentil patterns on lip and bottom; three bars on back of handle. Squat and globular.
By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 8, 1963
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund