Fragment of a dish

Roman Provincial
Early Imperial Period
mid-1st century A.D.


Place of Manufacture: Gaul

Dimensions

Width: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1995.34

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two thin horizontal ridges on inside of rim. Reddish-buff clay; yellow-buff and orange marblized slip, on interior and exterior.
Fragment of shallow dish which retains part of its rim and ring base. Bottom of the bowl above the base ring is quite angular; sharp-edged, very narrow “shoulder,” slightly concave rim with rolled lip.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Peter Sharrer, New York; April 27, 1988: purchased by Brian T. Aitken from Peter Sharrer; gift of Brian T. Aitken to MFA, January 25, 1995

Credit Line

Gift of Brian T. Aitken