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Mould Fragment of a Bowl

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Arretine Ware fragment. Youth reclining on couch, stretching his right arm towards a hetaira, of whose figure only the head and bust remain.

Provenance

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, Augustan Period, 31 B.C.–A.D. 14

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 038.

Dimensions

Height x length: 8 x 10.5 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.866

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds