• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 309

    A ROMAN LEAD-GLAZED POTTERY SKYPHOS

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN LEAD-GLAZED POTTERY SKYPHOS
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
    The rounded body with green glazed relief decoration in the form of pine cone scales, the loop handles with moulded thumbpieces, the interior glazed ochre
    2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired at auction at Dorotheum, Vienna in 2000.