London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
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
Acquired at auction at Dorotheum, Vienna in 2000.
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