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Pyxis Cover

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Cover of pyxis, with small, pointed handle. Impressed lines around middle of the top and impressed lines at the bottom of the sides. Rings around bottom of the knob.

Provenance

By 1875: in a public collection in Chiusi; sold at public sale in Florence to J. J. Dixwell; gift of J. J. Dixwell to MFA, March 1876

Credit Line

Gift of J. J. Dixwell

Italic, Etruscan,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 636.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11.7cm (4 5/8in.)

Accession Number

76.395

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels