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Terracotta bowl fragment

Period:
Early Imperial, Augustan
Date:
ca. 10 B.C.–A.D. 20
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
width: 4 7/8 in. (12.40 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.1930
Not on view
Arretine ware fragment depicting parts of two scenes with winged cupids and a seated woman, divided by a spiral-fluted column supporting a theatrical mask. Above the figures in one of the scenes is the maker's stamp in the form of a tabula ansata, inscribed SEX∙AVLIENI (of Sextus Aulienus).
Said to come from Arretium (Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy).

Froehner, Wilhelm. 1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan no. 118, p. 277, pl. 346.3, Paris.

Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2014. Ennion: Master of Roman Glass. p. 27, fig. 18, p. 29, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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