Mold for Arretine bowl
late 1st century B.C.
Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 039.
Height x diameter: 10 x 19 cm (3 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Vase, mold for Arretine bowl, fourteen fragments, including various joins making 5 pieces (see Chase 1975, pl. 48 for earlier join of 3 fragments which came apart). At rim, row of dots above ovolo pattern. Ithyphallic herms with youthful heads separating symplegmatic scenes; below, row of concentric circles.
By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Italy. Bought in 1900); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Waren to MFA; accessioned 1910
Gift of Edward Perry Warren