Cup or basin

Roman Provincial
A.D. 200–260


Place of Manufacture: North Africa

Dimensions

Height: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.); diameter: 15.3 cm (6 in.).

Accession Number

88.586

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Lezoux Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red glazed over red clay with barbotins (??). Ornamented on upper rim with a simple leaf and stem. Two nicks in rim.
Roman imitation of Arretine ware.

Provenance

By 1888: with Alessandro Fausti; purchased by R. Lanciani from Alessandro Fausti; 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