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Hydria

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Two loop handles horizontally attached to the body and a heavy strap handle from rim to shoulder. Decorated with geometric lines, and around shoulder, a band of winged horses.

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,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 664.

Dimensions

49.1 cm (19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

76.220

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels