Fragmentary Mould of a Bowl
31 B.C.–A.D. 14
Place of Manufacture: Italy, Arezzo
Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 076.
Height x diameter: 10 x 14 cm (3 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Arretine ware
Not On View
Fragmentary mould of a bowl, which shows signs of use. Mould depicts a bear hunt with a downed hunter; possibly Alexander’s general Peucestes, who had a close escape from a bear. Signed: NICEPHOR PERENNI.
(Nicephorus of the workshop of M. Perennius)
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; January 19, 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 74,100.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 04.6-04.37)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund