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Has spout in the form of lion's head; handle a stem of grapevine ending in two leaves and a bunch of grapes. Opposite handle medallion with female figure in relief, holding patera in right hand and cornucopia in left ( Concordia?)

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes Collection (1928 or later: apparently acquired by him from Mrs. Mabel Scott who said it had come from Lord Brayes Collection); gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, December 11, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Roman ?, Modern,

Dimensions

.235; diameter of mouth .10

Accession Number

RES.41.60

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels