Fragment of bowl

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 133.

Dimensions

Height x length: 9.8 x 12.5 cm (3 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.591

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Egg and dart pattern along rim; below, a series of figures resembling interrogation points.

Provenance

By 1888: with Anselmo Gasparini (said to have been discovered in the gardens of Caesar); purchased by R. Lanciani from Anselmo Gasparini; 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