30 April 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A ROMAN RED WARE POTTERY BOWL
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The body decorated with barbotine relief frieze showing a running hound at full stretch, with mouth open, pursuing a hare, separated by bunches of vine leaf tendrils, on ring foot
9 in. (22.8 cm.) diam.
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L. Geiges, Die Regio, Landschaft am Oberrhein, Eine Kulturgeschichte in Bildern, Köln, 1986, "Wie's die Römer trieben", col. pl.
L. Geiges, Oberrheinisches Mosaik, Freiburg im Breisgau, 1974, pl. 140.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage
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