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Jug

Clay reddish; neck, mouth and handle painted black. Three bands: upper, a lion biting a grazing stag; middle, a geometric pattern of triangles and clusters of dots; lower, lions and stags. Details incised. Colors black and purple. Italo-Corinthian style.

Provenance

By 1877: W. S. Bigelow Collection (loaned to MFA [loan 116, Big. 24]); gift of W. S. Bigelow to MFA, Jan. 2, 1913

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Italic, Etruscan, Late Orientalizing, Late 7th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 494.

Accession Number

13.71

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels