Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 586.
17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)
Spherical body with flat bottom. Around the neck is modeled a design like a twisted cord, with knots at intervals. Below the ridge is a large incised meander pattern. The handle is missing.
By 1888: with Augusto Alberici (said to be from a tomb on the slope of Monte Cucco); April 14, 1888: purchased by R. Lanciani from Augusto Alberici; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation