Vase of goblet shape, with cover
6th century B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 654.
Height with cover: 18.8 cm (7 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)
(a) Vase. Decorated with a band of five crouching lions. Above and between the lions are small knobs with ram’s horns
(b) Cover. Three profile archaic heads in relief, separated by hasp-like ornaments. Faintly drawn zigzag at the edge
By 1875: in a public collection in Chiusi; sold at public sale in Florence to J. J. Dixwell (said to be from Chiusi); gift of J. J. Dixwell to MFA, March 1876
Gift of J. J. Dixwell