Nabataean Red Terracotta Cup

GBP 350.00

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Object Description

A finely potted red terracotta Nabatean cup featuring a conical body with outward-flared sides and a flat everted rim. The vessel remains unadorned displaying a beautiful matte finishing. To the inside, the cup displays spiral marks showing how the clay was moulded during the production process. The vessel sits on a short out-splayed foot.

Date: Circa AD 1st – 2nd Century

Object History

From an important collection of Near Eastern pottery formed by a gentleman, deceased, before 1988; passed by descent to his family in London and Geneva.

Object Condition

Good condition, a minor chip to the foot and some earthy encrustations to the surface.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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