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Left to right: prancing sphinx, pawing lion, prancing sphinx. Red, white, brown (lines) and black on buff. Vines, filling ornaments and a pattern of ivy leaves below. Pontic

Provenance

By date unknown: Christoph Clairmont Collection; January 11, 1961: purchased by MFA from Dr. Christoph Clairmont for $ 950.00 (the total price for 61.110-61.113) with funds from the bequest of Miss Grace Nelson (recorded as Bequest of Miss Grace Nelson)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Grace Nelson

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, about 520 B.C.

Dimensions

10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.111

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels