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Bowl (inkwell) with a poet and a philosopher and their muses

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Footed bowl (innwell) with figures in relief on the body, representing a poet and philosopher with their muses.

Provenance

By 1973: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 13, 1977

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd–3rd century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 108.

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.145

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels