Castor Ware "Hunt Cup"

Roman Provincial
Late Imperial Period
2nd or 3rd century A.D.


Dimensions

14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.512

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Vase decorated by trailed slip technique: hunting scene including two hounds chasing a hare and a stag between two rows of stylized leaves. Slip-surfaced pottery with decoration of trailed slip (Barbotine technique).
[Label text]:
Hounds chasing a hare and a stag.

Northamptonshire (Castor District)

Provenance

By 1933: Ernest Brummer Collection; 1979: with Galerie Koller AG, Rämistrasse 8, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland in collaboration with Spink & Son, Schifflände 12, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland (auction of the Ernest Brummer Collection, Grand Hotel Dolder, Zurich, Oct. 16-19, lot 725); purchased by MFA from Galerie Koller, Nov. 14, 1979

Credit Line

Classical Department Exchange Fund