ANCIENT Roman POTTERY

 

 

645   PERGAMON WARE DISH
         second half of II - first half of III century A.D.
         Eastern Sigillata A 
Pale orange fine-grained fabric; dark red-brick slip covering entire surface. Rounded sides; nearly horizontal wide rim with four grooves. Wide short foot, flat bottom. Pair of horizontal trapezoidal handles, flanked by volutes. Perimeter and handles decorated with round notches, forming grape bunches and rosettes. Embossed central medallion depicting Helios in a quadruple chariot, enclosed in triple grooved and notched  border. Intact. Lime deposit, multiple root marks.
H. 2.2"(5.6 cm),  Max. L. 12.5"(31.7 cm).
See: Popilian Gh. Ceramica romana din Oltenia.-Craiova, 1976, pl.XXV,274,275; XXVI, 281-288; Soultov B. Ancient Pottery Centres in Moesia Inferior.-Sofia: Press, 1976, p.64,65.
$ 1650

 

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671   PERGAMON WARE PLATE
         second half of II - first half of III century A.D.
         Eastern Sigillata A 
Cream fine-grained fabric; thick orange slip covering entire surface. Rounded sides; nearly horizontal wide rim with five grooves. Wide short foot, flat bottom. Perimeter decorated with round notches in low relief. Embossed central medallion depicting bearded syncretic deity holding a staff, flanked by cornucopia and ears of wheat (?), enclosed in double grooved border. Mended from several fragments. 
H.
1.5."(3.8 cm),  D. 10.7"(27.2 cm).
$ 1000

 

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672   LARGE STAMPED DISH
         second half of I - first half of II century A.D.
         Eastern Sigillata
Orange-brown fabric with mica inclusions; red-brick slip with metallic shimmer covering entire surface except for foot, fired brown in some parts. Vertical wall with angular flange moulding and rounded rim with two inner grooves. Tall, wide pedestal foot. Stamped with two wide rouletted circles of fine linear notches and 
planta pedis in center of grooved inner circle. Mended from four fragments. Several chips on rim. Lime deposit, multiple root marks.
H. 2.5"(6.4 cm), D. 12.3"(31.2 cm).
$ 600

 

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667   STAMPED DISH
         second half of I - first half of II century A.D.
Pale yellow-gray fine-grained fabric; dark red-maroon slip with metallic shimmer covering entire surface except for foot and bottom on outside. Vertical wall with flange and flattened rim moulding. Chamfered foot. Stamped with grooved single circle and
planta pedis in center. Intact. Lime deposit, root-marks on the base.
H. 1.1"(2.8 cm), D. 5.5"(14 cm).
$ 225

 

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677   STAMPED DISH
         I century A.D.
         Eastern Sigillata
Orange fabric; thick red-brick slip covering entire surface except for foot and bottom on outside. Flaring wall curving upwards to nearly vertical rim with chamfered lip. Broad flat floor, chamfered foot. Stamped with
planta pedis in center,  five interior grooved concentrical circles. Intact. Lime deposit, root-marks.
H. 1.9"(4.8 cm), D. 8.2"(20.8 cm).
SOLD

 

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668   STAMPED DISH
         second half of I - first half of II century A.D.
Pale yellow-gray fine-grained fabric; dark red-brick slip covering entire surface except for foot and bottom on outside. Vertical wall with flange and flattened rim moulding. Chamfered foot. Stamped with two grooved concentrical circles and
planta pedis in center. Intact. Lime deposit, root-marks.
H. 1.5"(3.8 cm), D. 5.6"(14.2 cm).
SOLD

 

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678   STAMPED DISH
         second half of I - first half of II century A.D.
         Eastern Sigillata
Orange fabric; red-brick slip covering entire surface except for foot, fired brown in some parts. Vertical wall with angular flange moulding and rounded rim with two inner groove. Tall, wide pedestal foot. Stamped with wide rouletted circle of fine linear notches and 
planta pedis in center of grooved inner circle. Small crack, but intact. Lime deposit, multiple root marks.
H. 1.5"(3.8 cm), D. 8.2"(20.8 cm).
$ 375

 

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666   STAMPED DISH
         second half of I - first half of II century A.D.
Orange-brown fabric; dark red-brick slip with metallic shimmer covering entire surface except for foot and bottom on outside. Vertical wall with horizontal flange and chamfered rim. Pedestal foot. Stamped with four rouletted circles of triangular notches and
double planta pedis in center. Intact. Lime deposit, multiple root marks.
H. 2.5"(6.4 cm), D. 8.8"(22.4 cm).
SOLD

 

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673   STAMPED DISH
         II century A.D.
Brown fabric; dull red-brick slip covering entire surface except for foot and bottom on outside. Flaring wall curving upwards to incurved rim. Broad flat floor, low foot. Stamped with two grooved concentrical circles and
planta pedis in center. Intact. Lime deposit, root-marks, spot of iron oxides on floor.
H. 1.2"(3 cm), D. 6.5"(16.5 cm).
See: Hayes J. W. Late Roman Pottery. The British School at Rome, London, 1972, pg. 50, form 27. 
$ 275

 

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665   STAMPED DISH
         second half of I - first half of II century A.D.
Pale gray fine-grained fabric; brown-maroon slip with metallic shimmer covering entire surface except for foot on outside. Vertical wall with flange and flattened rim moulding. Chamfered foot. Stamped with single grooved circle and
planta pedis in center. Intact. Lime deposit, root-marks.  
H. 1.9"(4.8 cm), D. 7.8"(19.8 cm).
SOLD

 

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676   STAMPED DISH
         III - first half of IV century A.D.
Orange fabric with mica inclusions; dark red slip covering entire surface except for foot and bottom on outside. Steep wall with nearly horizontal rim with two grooves. Wide short foot. Floor is slightly convex. Stamped with double grooved circle and
planta pedis in center. Intact. Lime deposit, root-marks.  
H. 1.3"(3.3 cm), D. 6.9"(17.5 cm).
SOLD

 

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663   STAMPED DISH
         second half of I - first half of II century A.D.
Orange-brick fabric; dark red-brick slip with metallic shimmer covering entire surface except for foot and bottom on outside. Vertical wall with flange and rounded rim. Short pedestal foot. Stamped with three rouletted circles of triangular notches and
planta pedis in center. Intact. Lime deposit, multiple root marks.
H. 1.6"(4 cm), D. 6.1"(15.5 cm).
SOLD

 

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661   STAMPED DISH
         second half of I - first half of II century A.D.
Orange-cream fabric with mica inclusions; red-brick slip with metallic shimmer covering entire surface except for foot and bottom on outside. Vertical wall with angular flange and rounded rim moulding. Chamfered foot. Stamped with three rouletted circles of fine triangular notches and thin
planta pedis in center. Intact. Several chips on rim. Lime deposit.
H. 1.6"(4 cm), D. 6.1"(15.5 cm).
SOLD

 

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651   STAMPED DISH
         III century A.D.
Brown fabric; brown-maroon slip with metallic shimmer covering entire surface except for foot and bottom on outside. Vertical wall with flange moulding and rounded rim. Short pedestal foot. Stamped with rouletted circle and
"palm-branch" in center. Graffito K on bottom. Intact. Lime deposit, root marks.
H. 1.5"(3.8 cm), D. 5.6"(14.2 cm).
See: Hayes J. W. Late Roman Pottery. The British School at Rome, London, 1972, pg. 230. 
$ 275

 

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650   STAMPED DISH
         II century A.D.
Orange-brick fabric; red-orange slip covering entire surface except for foot and outside bottom. Vertical wall with flange and rounded rim. Short pedestal foot. Stamped with linearly decorated oval in center of rouletted circle. Intact. Lime deposit, multiple root marks.
H. 1.7"(4.3 cm), D. 5.6"(14.2 cm).
See: Hayes J. W. Late Roman Pottery. The British School at Rome, London, 1972, pg. 350. 
$ 250

 

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670   STAMPED DISH
         II century A.D.
Orange fabric; red-orange slip with metallic shimmer covering entire surface except for foot and outside bottom. Vertical wall with flange and rounded rim. Pedestal foot. Stamped with rosette in center of three rouletted circles. Intact. Lime deposit, spot of iron oxides on wall.
H. 1.6"(4 cm), D.  5.6"(14.2 cm).
See: Hayes J. W. Late Roman Pottery. The British School at Rome, London, 1972, pg. 238.
$ 250

 

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664   STAMPED DISH
         II - first half of III century A.D.
Orange fabric; thin slip with metallic shimmer covering entire surface except for foot and bottom on outside. Vertical wall with flange and chamfered rim. Pedestal foot. Stamped with rouletted circle of triangular notches. Intact. 
H. 1.9"(4.8 cm), D. 6"(15.2 cm).
Parallels: Robinson H. S. Pottery of the Roman period. The Athenian Agora Vol. V. Princeton, 1959, p.58, 59, pl. 12, K31.
$ 175

 

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649   DISH 
         II - first half of III century A.D.
Orange fabric with mica inclusions; red-orange slip with metallic shimmer covering entire surface except for foot and outside bottom. Vertical wall with flange moulding and rounded rim. Short pedestal foot with small ridge in the middle. Graffito on underside: first layer:
C I ; overlayed with: ΒΛΑΤΟΥ, crescent between Α and Τ ; opposite: ΒΛΑ_ . Intact. Lime deposit.
H. 1.9"(4.8 cm), D. 6.1"(15.5 cm).
$ 550

 

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662   DISH
         II century A.D.
Orange fabric with mica inclusions; dark brick slip with metallic shimmer covering entire surface except for foot and bottom on outside. Vertical wall with flange and flattened rim moulding. Short pedestal foot. Deep wheel-mark in center. Intact. Lime deposit, root marks .
H. 1.9"(4.8 cm), D. 7"(17.8 cm).
SOLD

 

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635   DISH 
         III-IV century A.D.
Cream-grey fabric; red-brown slip covering entire surface except for foot and outside bottom, fired brown in some parts. Vertical wall with constriction, flange and rounded rim. Short pedestal foot with small ridge in the middle. Multiple wheel-marks. Intact. Lime deposit, spiral wheel-marks.
H. 1.9"(4.8 cm), D. 5.6"(14.2 cm).
SOLD

 

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288   DISH
         III-IV century A.D.
O
range fabric with rather patchy black slip. Vertical wall with light flange. Short pedestal foot. Multiple wheel-marks
. Intact. Lime deposit.
H. 1.5"(3.8 cm), D. 4.9"(12.4 cm).
SOLD

 

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681   DISH
         second half of II - first half of III century A.D.
Orange fabric with red-orange slip covering entire surface. Flaring wall curving upwards to incurved rim. Broad flat floor. Two grooves on outside and inside below rim, three grooves on floor. Graffito on underside:
XH . Lime deposit. Slip worn off in some places. Intact.
H. 1.2"(3 cm), D. 7"(17.8 cm).
SOLD

 

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784   STAMPED FLANGED BOWL
         second half of I century A.D.
         Eastern Sigillata
O
range fabric with mica inclusions,  red gloss covering entire surface. Conical body with rouletted angular flange, vertical wall above it and rouletted top with groove below.  Short angular foot with flat resting surface. Floor is slightly convex. Rectangular stamp in three lines: ΚΑΓ/ΔΕΙ/ΝΟΥ.
Graffito on underside: ΓΑ. Intact.
H. 1.9"(4.8 cm), D. 3.5"(8.9 cm).
$ 450

 

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433   FLANGED BOWL
         second half of I - first half of II century A.D.
P
ale orange fine-grained fabric with dull red slip covering entire surface. Conical body with angular flange, vertical wall above it. Base is flat. Wheel-marks at lower body. Interior covered with pronounced spiral wheel-marks. Intact. Several chips on upper part. Lime deposit on the base.
H. 1.6"(4.1 cm), D. 3.3"(8.4 cm).
$ 85

 

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434   BOWL
         IV century A.D.
P
ink-orange clay with dark red slip covering entire surface, with the exception of bare spots on lower body and base. Rounded body with thick fabric; wide, short foot. Broad horizontal rim, slightly downcurved. Intact. Lime deposits on the exterior.
H. 1.6"(4.1 cm), D. 4.1"(10.4 cm).
SOLD

 

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294   BOWL
         second half of III century A.D.
Orange fabric with rather patchy dull red slip covering entire surface, with the exception of bare spots on exterior of lower body and base, fired brown in some parts. Conical body with vertical wall below rim. Broad downcurved rim with two grooves, small low foot. Three interior grooved concentrical circles in center. Lime deposits.  Intact
H. 2"(5.1 cm), D. 7.3"(18.5 cm).
See: Robinson H. S. Pottery of the Roman period. The Athenian Agora Vol. V. Princeton, 1959, pl. 69-K-48. 
SOLD

 

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293   BOWL
         first half of IV century A.D.
Brown fabric, dull red slip covering entire surface, fired brown in some parts. Curved body, broad downcurved rim, small low foot. Wheel-marks. Lime deposits.  Intact
H. 1.9"(4.8 cm), D. 6.7"(17 cm).
SOLD

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