Cup

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 033.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.113 H.

Accession Number

88.587

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dancing girls, wearing crowns of long points, and separated by conventional floral ornaments. Inscribed RASINI MEMMI. Extensively restored in plaster.

Provenance

By 1888: with Anselmo Gasparini (said to have been discovered in the gardens of Caesar outside the porta Portese); purchased by R. Lanciani from Anselmo Gasparini; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for
$493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation