Fragment

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 051.

Dimensions

Height x length: 8.1 x 5.5 cm (3 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.592

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Figure of a woman reclining on a couch. Head, left shoulder and arm gone. Above, a grapevine, and at left part of a curtain.

Provenance

By 1888: with R. Lanciani (said to be from Rome, the gardens of Caesar, and to have been given to him by the Superior of the Convent of La Missione); 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