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Two-handled cup

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Ceramic cup decorated in relief with ivy and plane tree leaves, flowes and seed pods. An egg pattern runs under the rim and below it a fillet is knotted at the center of each side. Green glaze covers entire surface. One handle missing.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. S. D. Warren Collection (on MFA archival card: said to be from Phoenicia); gift of Mrs. S. D. Warren to MFA, November 21, 1894

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S. D. Warren

Roman Provincial, Augustan Period, 30–1 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tarsus, Cilicia, Turkey

Dimensions

Height: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

94.205

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Lead-glazed, mold-made

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels