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African red slip beaker

Applied decoration: Bacchus and a satyr separated by palm branches. Clay with glossy red-orange coating. Stylized leaf decoration. Cylindrical straight rim above ridge around slightly flaring neck, minimally offset with slightly piriform globular body on ring base. Strap handle rising to...

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Provenance

By 1995: with Acanthus Gallery, 24 East 81st Street, New York, NY 10028; purchased by MFA from Acanthus Gallery, September 20, 1995

Credit Line

Benjamin and Lucy Rowland Fund

Roman Provincial, Late Imperial Period, 3rd century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Tunisia

Accession Number

1995.681

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Figures in relief moulded separately

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels