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Mold for Arretine bowl

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Vase, mold for Arretine bowl, fourteen fragments, including various joins making 5 pieces (see Chase 1975, pl. 48 for earlier join of 3 fragments which came apart). At rim, row of dots above ovolo pattern. Ithyphallic herms with youthful heads separating symplegmatic scenes; below, row of...

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Provenance

By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Italy. Bought in 1900); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Waren to MFA; accessioned 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Roman, Augustan Period, late 1st century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 039.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10 x 19 cm (3 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.08.33c

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds