London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
A ROMANO-BRITISH CASTOR WARE BEAKER
LATE 3RD-EARLY 4TH CENTURY A.D.
The body with seven pinched-in depressions divided by vertical rows of overlapping 'scales' in low relief, the lower part of the vessel tapering to flat circular foot
7 in. (18 cm.) high
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 10 July 1991, lot 113.
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Cf. R. J. Charleston, Roman Pottery, London, 1955, p. 35, pl. 69, for a similar example in the University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge.
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