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Brilliant red clay; decorations in relief of conventional palmettes and leaves, spears, argive shields, etc.; broken and repaired; signed by Bargates, workman of Perennius.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Italy. Bought in Rome.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Republican Period, late 1st century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 128.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.3 x 15.8 cm (4 7/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

97.379

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels