10 December 2004
AN ETRUSCAN ALABASTER CINERARY URN LID
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C.
The deceased depicted reclining to her left, leaning on two cushions and gripping its edge in her left hand, her right hand holding a pomegranate and resting on her bent right knee, with three bracelets on her right wrist, wearing a chiton and a voluminous himation draped over her body and veiling the back of her head, her gaze upturned, with splayed locks centered on her forehead, adorned with large disk earrings with inverted pyramidal pendants; together with a Roman glass bottle, circa 4th century A.D., pale green in color, free-blown, with a tall neck and ovoid body ornamented with applied green zigzag trailing
20¾ in. (52.7 cm) long (2)
Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Reed II, 1960.
Sam Fleisher, Philadelphia.
Mrs. Norman Siegel, Cleveland/Los Angeles, 1956.
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