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Situla with cover

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There are two bails, side by side, bent rods with knobs at the ends. The attachments to the body have palmettes in low relief on their lower parts. Inverted waterleaf molding on the finial of the lid; bead and ovolo on the lip of the bucket. Somewhat corroded. The patina varies from green to purple.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greco-Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 476; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 125 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7522a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels