Fragment

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 006.

Dimensions

Height x length: 8 x 9.4 cm (3 1/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.596

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Nike kneeling to left, at side of a cow or bullock. With her left hand she supports a basket. Below, acanthus leaves.

Provenance

By 1888: with Anselmo Gasparini (said to have been discovered in the gardens of Caesar); 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