Body of a pitcher (lagynos)

Roman
Republican Period
170–130 B.C.
Caius Lapius (Italian (Roman, Central Italy))


Dimensions

Height: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.); diameter: 12.1 cm ( 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.8115

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, mold-made relief ware; Early Relief Ware (Italian 'Megarian')

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Unglazed stamped ware. Bottom has tongue pattern; above is a grape vine and a band of discs surrounded by circles (shields). Stamped:______. Neck and handle missing.

Signed

C. LAPI

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome: came from le Grotte or Santo Stefano.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund