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A substantial section of the body has been crudely restored in plaster. There are a number of fragments set in this plaster. The handle belongs, a fact evidenced by the rivet on the inside, at the lip. The handle is fashioned with lotus stem molding and terminates at the base in an archaic...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Alfred Greenough Collection, no.197

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles H. Parker

Italic, Etruscan, Classical Period, about 450–400 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 517; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 125 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.540

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels