Situla with cover
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 476; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 125 (additional published references).
Height: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
There are two bails, side by side, bent rods with knobs at the ends. The attachments to the body have palmettes in low relief on their lower parts. Inverted waterleaf molding on the finial of the lid; bead and ovolo on the lip of the bucket. Somewhat corroded. The patina varies from green to purple.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution