Fragment

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 056.

Dimensions

Height x length: 6.4 x 3.8 cm (2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

88.603

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Uppr part of figure of a woman, reclining on couch, her elbow on a cushion.

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