Bowl (inkwell) with a poet and a philosopher and their muses

Roman
Imperial Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 108.

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.145

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Footed bowl (innwell) with figures in relief on the body, representing a poet and philosopher with their muses.

Provenance

By 1973: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 13, 1977

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund