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Mold for a cup

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Surface divided into six triangular spaces; in each of the upper three a young Dionysos; in each of the lower three a herm of a bearded Dionysos, holding a cup.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 099.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.6 x 11.5 cm (2 3/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.812

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds