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Campanian fish plate

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"Fish" plate. Has a flange falling from edge of base. Interior: Two fish and an octopus. Circling the central depression are a bream, a striped perch, and an ocopus. A band of black dots cirlces the upper rim; around the overhanging rim is an ivy vine. As usual on Campanian fish-plates,...

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Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Naples, said (& truly) to have been found at S. Maria di Capua); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 350–325 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Campania, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 088; Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 156.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5cm (8 7/8in.)

Accession Number

01.8096

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels