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Cup of goblet shape

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Cup with straight sides, short stem and spreading foot. The juncture of the sides and the bottom is marked by a ridge. Band of relief; design a lion, a centaur, and a chimaera, repeated.

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, Archaic Period, Early 6th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Clusium (Chiusi), Etruria, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 619.

Dimensions

10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

76.196

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels