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Cornice has a fillet and alternate pillars and scrolls surmounted by honey-suckle ornament. Main field: two satyrs facing one another, treading grapes; at the right one brings a basket of fruit; at the left a satyr plays the tibia and dances.

Provenance

By 1888: with Alessandro Fausti; April 12, 1888: purchased by R. Lanciani from Alessandro Fausti; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Roman, Greco-Roman Period, 2nd–1st century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Campania, Italy

Dimensions

33.8 x 43.5 cm (13 5/16 x 17 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.338 H. 0.435 W.

Accession Number

88.563

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements