Fragment of mold of bowl

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 010.

Dimensions

Height x length: 6 x 9.4 cm (2 3/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.871

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Molds

Signed M. PERENNI. The subject is from the story of Herakles and Omphale, and shows part of the figure of Herakles, a woman walking beside his chariot, and part of a Centaur.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund