Vase

Italic, Etruscan
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2867

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The vase’s body is conical body and it has a tall neck. The chains for suspension probably belong to it. On the body, engraved designs, originally gilded.

Provenance

About 1879, discovered on property belonging to the Count Lucioli, Chiusi, Italy (one of a group of objects said to have been found together in a tomb near Chiusi, probably in the Colle Lucioli just east of Chiusi, MFA 13.2860-13.2901). By 1913: with Raoul Tolentino, 57 Via Sistina, Rome; purchased by MFA from Raoul Tolentino, November 6, 1913

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912