11 June 2003
A ROMAN FAIENCE VASE
Egypt, Circa 2nd Century A.D.
Of black and green glaze, the body decorated with applied floral motifs, an applied garland on the shoulder separating it from an off-set neck, the two vertical ribbed strap handles with three knobs at the join to the off-set disk rim, on a ring base
8½ in. (21.6 cm) high
Mariaud de Serres, Paris, 1999
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For similar examples see Grimm, "Two Early Imperial Faience Vessels from Egypt," in Miscellanea Wilbouriana 1.
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