The lid is decorated with two incised abstract renderings of a profile saurian head. Its cylindrical knob is unusually tall (4.6 cm) and wide (4.6 cm). See 1972.1171b for the vessel's tetrapod base. Also see 1972.1172a and b for a very similar vessel.
By June, 1972, Alphonse Jax (dealer), New York; September 13, 1972, sold by Jax to Landon T. Clay, Boston; 1972, gift of Landon Clay to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 1972)
Gift of Landon T. Clay