Nabatean Decorated Egg-Shell Bowl

GBP 1,950.00

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Object Description

A finely rendered Nabatean deep red terracotta bowl, comprised of extremely thin walls and a smooth finishing. The inside of the bowl is decorated with a delicate vegetal motif, rendered and hand- painted in a darker, brown pigment. The motif, which extends from the centre of the bowl, is displayed in alternating bands of sprayed leaves and a single band of painted dots. The outside of the bowl features a wide band of white slip, beginning from the rim. An exquisite example of the finest Nabataean ware.

Object Condition

Very good. Professionally repaired to the rim. Very light encrustation.

Object Details

  • year
    Circa 1st-2nd century AD
  • diameter
    13 centimeters

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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