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Fragmentary bowl with Cupid on a column between couples making love

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Two coitus groups. Between them, Eros on a pillar. Thirteen fragments joined together. Foot missing.

Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren; gift of E. P. Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Roman, Early Imperial period, late 1st century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Arretium (modern Arezzo), Tuscany, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 053.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 14 x 10.6 cm (5 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.) Overall: 19.1 x 15.9 x 8.3 cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.109

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels