Die or puncheon

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 143.

Dimensions

Height x length: 4.1 x 7 cm (1 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.836

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Die of conventional pattern, hoop-shaped, twisted into spirals at both ends. Handle conveniently shaped for holding.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund