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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    A ROMAN POTTERY AMPHORA

    4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN POTTERY AMPHORA
    4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
    The tall cylindrical body with narrow pointed base, twin handles on the neck, with everted rim, remains of marine encrustation, with later metal tripod stand
    32 in. (84 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a German private collection.