Fragment of dish

Roman Provincial


Dimensions

14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.594

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Design represents dogs and goats leaping under arches. Made carelessly from worn molds.

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