Roman Red Slip Barbotine Cup

GBP 1,275.00

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Object Description

A very fine red slip cup featuring a globular body which tapers in towards the flat circular base. At the top is a large out-splayed rim with a single small handle applied at the shoulder. The upper body of the vessel is enriched with a floral design in high relief created using the barbotine technique.

Date: Circa 1st century AD

Object History

Acquired 1980-2015. Ex Abelita family collection.

Object Condition

Very fine condition, some minor chips to the body and encrustation to the surface.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:11.5 x H:9.8 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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