Plastic mug in the form of an African boy's head

Italic, Latin, Faliscan
Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period
350–300 B.C.
Negro Boy Group


Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 179.

Dimensions

15.7 cm (6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.864

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #179 (07.864)
Plastic Mug in the Form of an African Boy’s Head
Attributed to the Negro-Boy Group
2nd half of 4th century B.C.
Nearly identical to cat. no. 178.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to a letter from Edward Perry Warren, dated November 3, 1907, this vase, with 07.862 and 07.863, came from the same Faliscan tomb); purchased from Edward Perry Warren by W. A. Gardner; gift of W. A. Gardner to MFA, December 12, 1907

Credit Line

Gift of W. A. Gardner