Vase

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


Dimensions

Height: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2868

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Of “tear-bottle” shape, suspended by chains. On the body engraved designs gilded. See 13.2860.

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