Fragment of the mold of a bowl

Roman
Imperial Period (Augustan)
30 B.C.–A.D. 14
Signed by Tigranes, Workshop of Perennius


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Tuscany, Arezzo

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 037.

Dimensions

Height x length: 7.5 x 15.8 cm (2 15/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.861

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Molds

Signatures in form of a T; M. PEREN and TIGRANI. Two youths reclining; one holds a bowl; the other places his left hand on the head of a hetaera; beyond her a bearded man playing flutes. Put together from three pieces.

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