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Chief decoration a row of ducks. On the shoulder, a row of godroons in relief. On each handle a dog, couchant.

Provenance

By 1875: in a public collection in Chiusi; sold at public sale in Florence to J. J. Dixwell (said to be from Chiusi); gift of J. J. Dixwell to MFA, March 1876

Credit Line

Gift of J. J. Dixwell

Italic, Etruscan,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 671.

Dimensions

37.3 cm (14 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

76.209

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels