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Straight-sided vessel supported by four female figures on a cone-shaped base. The base is covered with impressed rings. The figures are in flat relief. Three of the figures are clothed in skirts with acorn-shaped ornaments. One of the figures is nude and winged (?). The sides of the cup...

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By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Rome); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 647.


Height: 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero


The Ancient World