Patera from Parabiago
Silver with traces of guilding. Second half of the 4th century.
Diameter 39 cm, weight 350 g, depth 5.1—5.4 cm, diameter of foot 15.8 cm.
Milan, Civic Archaeological MuseumInv. No. A0.9.14264.Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Patera from Parabiago.

Silver with traces of guilding. Second half of the 4th century.
Diameter 39 cm, weight 350 g, depth 5.1—5.4 cm, diameter of foot 15.8 cm.
Inv. No. A0.9.14264.

Milan, Civic Archaeological Museum
(Civico museo archeologico di Milano)

Origin:
Found in 1907 in Parabiago. It served as a lid of a cinerary urn.
Literature:
Stefanelli L. P. B. L’argento dei romani. Vasellame da tavola e d’apparato. Roma, 1991, ill. 224-225 (pp. 216-217), n. 178 (p. 301).
A. Levi, La patera d’argento di Parabiago, in “Rivista dell’Istituto di Archeologia e Storia dell’Arte, Opere d’Arte”, V, Roma 1935.
Kunstschätze der Lombardei. 500 vor Christus 1800 nach Christus, Zürich 1949, catalogo della mostra.
G. Gullini, in Oro e argenti 1961, pp. 183-191.
D. E. Strong, Greek and Roman Gold and Silver Plate, London-New York 1966, p. 131.
L’art dans l’occident romain. Sculptures de bronze et de pierre. Trésors d’argenterie, Paris, 1963, catalogo della mostra, p. 344, n. 4, tav. I.
K. J. Shelton, The Esquiline Treasure, London 1981, tav. 19.
L. Musso, Manifattura suntuaria e committenza pagana nella Roma del IV secolo: indagine sulla lanx di Parabiago, Roma 1983 (con bibliografia precedente).
H. A. Cahn — A. Kaufmann Heinimann, Der spätrömische Silberschatz von Kaiseraugst, Derendingen 1984, p. 256.
J. M. C. Toynbee — K. S. Painter, Silver Picture Plates of Late Antiquity: AD 300 to 700, in “Archaeologia”, n. s., CVIII, 1986, p. 29, n. 20, tav. XIb.
Milano Capitale dell’Impero romano, 286-402 d.C., Milano 1990, catalogo della mostra, p. 80.
Credits:
© 2011. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Bibliography: Stefanelli L. P. B. L’argento dei romani. Vasellame da tavola e d’apparato. L’Erma, Roma, 1991, p. 301.
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