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Fragment of the mold of a bowl

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Signatures in form of a T; M. PEREN and TIGRANI. Two youths reclining; one holds a bowl; the other places his left hand on the head of a hetaera; beyond her a bearded man playing flutes. Put together from three pieces.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman, Imperial Period (Augustan), 30 B.C.–A.D. 14

Place of Manufacture

Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 037.


Height x length: 7.5 x 15.8 cm (2 15/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware


The Ancient World


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