Pyxis, tripodic, with cover

Greek
Late Corinthian Period


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth; Findspot: Italy, Vulci

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 439.

Dimensions

Height: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.); diameter: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.901a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tripodic, with cover. Yellow clay, dark brown decoration of lines and bands. Cover slightly restored.

Provenance

By 1889: Prince Torlonia Collection (excavated at Vulci, 1889: Gsell, Fouilles de Vulci, tomb no. XLIX); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: [one of the] Contents incomplete of an early VIth Cent tomb at Vulci [containing MFA vases 98.901-909, 912-914, 916, 920]); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund