Fragment

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 094.

Dimensions

Height x length: 7.8 x 9.1 cm (3 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.597

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Across top an egg and dart pattern. A youth at left with left hand resting on a shield, while the right holds a spear. At right, part of a bearded man looking towards him.

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