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Fragment of mold for a bowl

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Bottom fragment of a bowl, with base and about a half of diameter. Two winged female figures opposite each other facing a round altar, on which is a tripod. One plays the lyre, the other the double flutes. Behind each a tall candelabrum. Inscription: [PERENNI]

Provenance

By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Arezzo); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman, Augustan Period, 31 B.C.–A.D. 14

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 026.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 13.6 x 18.5 cm (5 3/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.316

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds