Bowl on stands

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 647.


Height: 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Not On View


The Ancient World



Straight-sided vessel supported by four female figures on a cone-shaped base. The base is covered with impressed rings. The figures are in flat relief. Three of the figures are clothed in skirts with acorn-shaped ornaments. One of the figures is nude and winged (?). The sides of the cup are impressed with horizontal lines and circles of dots.


By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Rome); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund