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Red glazed over red clay with barbotins (??). Ornamented on upper rim with a simple leaf and stem. Two nicks in rim. Roman imitation of Arretine ware.


By 1888: with Alessandro Fausti; purchased by R. Lanciani from Alessandro Fausti; 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 Provincial, A.D. 200–260

Place of Manufacture


Height: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.); diameter: 15.3 cm (6 in.).

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Lezoux Ware


The Ancient World