18 October 2005,
Price realised GBP 2,880
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A ROMAN RED-WARE POTTERY CHALICE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The body moulded in relief with pair of berried vine trails hanging from central tied bow on each side, on stemmed foot with concentric mouldings
5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high
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English private collection; acquired from Faustus Ancient Art, London, 1989.
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