Fragment of vase

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 090.

Dimensions

Height x length: 8.3 x 9.1 cm (3 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.826

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

At right a design consisting of fore parts of two horses, bound together by a cloth which hangs from a rosette; from the mouth of one horse is suspended a heavy festoon of flowers, supported in the middle by a Cupid.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund