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Rim and base from a jar (stamnos)

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The rim and base of stamnos; handles are on display. The bottom and most of the rim of the stamnos are preserved; the former has line-molding and the latter a bead and ovolo pattern on the outer edge. Brown patina with light surface corrosions, sometimes in gray. Evidence of burning, presumably in...

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By 1936 or 1937: presumably with Herbert Cahn, Basel, Switzerland, who said he had purchased the two handles {60.232 a-b) from Riccardi for Morgenroth; by 1959: with Charles L. Morley, Villa Le Soleil, St. Moritz, Switzerland (said to be from the Florence Art Market); April 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Charles L. Morley for $ 2,500.00 (with 60.232a-b)

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2

Italic, Etruscan, Late Classical Period, about 400 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Etruria (or possibly Campania), Italy


Length 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

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The Ancient World