London, South Kensington
30 April 2008
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.
German private collection, formed during the 1960s-1970s.
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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.
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