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Bright buff clay with red glaze decoration. Exterior entirely glazed; inside reserved except for band at top; rim marked with solid triangles outlined by hatched bands. Rim pierced for suspension. Rather deep bowl with wide horizontal rim and broad offset foot.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; December 27, 1957: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 385.57); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Italic, Etruscan, Late 7th or early 6th century B.C.

Dimensions

7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.1267

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels