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Thick walls, high corded handles terminate at rim in upright masks with long hair.


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

Credit Line

Gift of J. J. Dixwell

Italic, Etruscan,

Place of Manufacture

Clusium (Chiusi), Etruria, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 673.


Height: 15.5cm (6 1/8in.) Other (D): 27.4cm (10 13/16in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero


The Ancient World