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Etruscan Vase

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Vase formed of four jars, welded together, with a basket handle. Greenish black glaze. A yellow and white vine encircling the middle of each, with rays and lines above and below. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #162 (13.87) Four-Part Food or Condiment Server 2nd half of 4th century...

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1877: loaned to MFA by William Sturgis Bigelow; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Italic, Etruscan, Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period, 350–300 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 162.


Height: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic; Superposed Color


The Ancient World