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Mould Fragment of a Cup

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About one half present. Signed TIGRANI. Two kalathiskos dancers and part of a third, dancing to left (in impression).

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. 031.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 14.1 x 16 cm (5 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.845

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds