Strainer with one handle

Italic, Etruscan
Orientalizing Period
late 7th–early 6th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 645.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

80.572

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, fishing

A shallow bowled strainer with perforations at the center. Below the bowl is a low funnel ending in a nozzle. Greco-Oriental female figure (Artumes, Etruscan goddess of nature) on handle, grasping the forepaws of two lions. Sides fluted.

Provenance

By 1880: H. P. Kidder Collection (said to be from Chiusi); gift of H. P. Kidder to MFA, October 21, 1880

Credit Line

Gift of Henry P. Kidder