Cup

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 20


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 135.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.6 x 12.2 cm (2 5/8 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.583

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Only ornament a scroll in low relief on each side of rim. Signed, inside C. VIB. Mended.

Provenance

By 1888: with Foreucci (said to have been found in Rome); purchased by R. Lanciani from Foreucci; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation