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Dancing girls, wearing crowns of long points, and separated by conventional floral ornaments. Inscribed RASINI MEMMI. Extensively restored in plaster.

Provenance

By 1888: with Anselmo Gasparini (said to have been discovered in the gardens of Caesar outside the porta Portese); purchased by R. Lanciani from Anselmo Gasparini; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 033.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.113 H.

Accession Number

88.587

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels