Fragment of mold for a bowl

Roman
Augustan Period
31 B.C.–A.D. 14


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 026.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 13.6 x 18.5 cm (5 3/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.316

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Molds

Bottom fragment of a bowl, with base and about a half of diameter. Two winged female figures opposite each other facing a round altar, on which is a tripod. One plays the lyre, the other the double flutes. Behind each a tall candelabrum. Inscription: [PERENNI]

Provenance

By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Arezzo); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund