London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A ROMAN RED-SLIP WARE FLASK
NORTH AFRICAN, 3RD CENTURY A.D.
The piriform vessel with small foot, the body with applied relief decoration, three vertical dividing palm fronds with a satyr and Pan between, floral arches above each figure, shell motifs below the rim, the handle moulded as a leaf spray, repaired, with a presentation case, 6¼ in. (16 cm.) high; a Roman green lead-glazed pottery bowl, decorated in relief with an encircling tendril of vine and grape bunches, on ring foot, repaired with restoration, 1st Century B.C./A.D., 2½ in. (6.5 cm.) high; and a black-glazed rhyton in the form of a boar's head, with a presentation case, 3 7/8 in. (10 cm.) high (3)
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