Mold for Arretine bowl

Roman
Augustan Period
late 1st century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 039.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10 x 19 cm (3 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.08.33c

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Molds

Vase, mold for Arretine bowl, fourteen fragments, including various joins making 5 pieces (see Chase 1975, pl. 48 for earlier join of 3 fragments which came apart). At rim, row of dots above ovolo pattern. Ithyphallic herms with youthful heads separating symplegmatic scenes; below, row of concentric circles.

Provenance

By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Italy. Bought in 1900); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Waren to MFA; accessioned 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren