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Vase with cover

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The vase is pear-shaped, and the turned, knob-topped lid is connected to the neck at either side by a chain which continues to a small bail for suspension. Irregular green patina.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: found in a tomb on the road between Ferentinum and Bomarzo with MFA 98.682 and 98.684); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Classical Period, 200–150 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 518.


Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World