Strainer with one handle
late 7th–early 6th century B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 645.
Diameter: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)
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.
By 1880: H. P. Kidder Collection (said to be from Chiusi); gift of H. P. Kidder to MFA, October 21, 1880
Gift of Henry P. Kidder