Nabatean Terracotta Decorated Bowl

GBP 1,450.00

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Object Description

A finely rendered Nabatean terracotta bowl featuring extremely thin walls and a smooth finishing. The bowl sits upon a ring foot and the sides flare outwards leading to the slightly everted rim. The inside of the bowl is decorated with delicate geometric motifs including dots, curves and lines, rendered and hand- painted in a darker, brown pigment. The outside of the bowl features a band of white slip covering the rim. An exquisite example of the finest Nabataean ware.

Date: Circa 1st-2nd century AD

Object History

From the important family collection of the late M.N., pre 1992.

Object Condition

Very fine condition, some dulling to pigment with age. Old collectors label to the reverse. Minor chip to foot.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:14.7 x H:4 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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