User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Jug

Start collecting

Jug with a cylindrical bowl tapering slightly downward, horizontal shoulder, narrow tapered neck, square-sectioned handle, chain, and lid. Body hammered, repoussé and tinned. The body comprises two pieces: the raised bowl soldered to the shoulder and raised neck. A circular band (30 mm. diam.)...

Show Full Description

Provenance

1972, gift of Richard R. Wagner (b. 1907 - d. 2002), West Barnstable, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 1972)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Vessel

Byzantine, Byzantine, 8th–9th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

20.5 x 13.5 cm (8 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1037

Medium or Technique

Copper and tinned copper (100% copper, traces of lead, tin and zinc)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork