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On each handle a figure grasping forepaws of two lions. Somewhat restored.

Provenance

By 1880: H. P. Kidder Collection (said to be from Chiusi); gift of H. P. Kidder to MFA, October 21, 1880

Credit Line

Gift of H. P. Kidder

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 646.

Dimensions

15.3 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

80.609

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels