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A winged creature, seemingly a Lasa, with large wings and a Phrygian cap walks from right to left. On the back, a thin dentil is engraved around the rim and on the adjoining part of the handle. The handle has been broken, but preserved. Green patina, heavily encrusted.

Provenance

One of a group of objects said to have been found together in a tomb near Chiusi (probably in the Colle Lucioli just east of Chiusi) [MFA 13.2860-13.2901]; by date unknown: with Raoul Tolentino, 57 Via Sistina, Rome; purchased by MFA from Raoul Tolentino, November 6, 1913

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Italic, Etruscan, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 394.

Dimensions

Height (without handle): 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2890a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical