ANCIENT  Roman POTTERY

 

 

1305   ROMAN AMPHORA
           second half of II - first half of III century A.D.
Light cream-gray fabric with inclusions of mica and ferrous minerals. Elongated conical body tapering to a peg toe, hollowed; rounded shoulder merging with long narrow neck; biconical rim moulding. Handles with two grooves from top of neck to shoulder. Wheel-ribbing covering body and shoulder. Lime deposits and root marks. Intact. Comes with custom made solid brass tripod stand.
H.  18.4" (46.7 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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1306   ROMAN AMPHORA
           second half of II - first half of III century A.D.
Light orange fabric with inclusions of mica and ferrous minerals. Elongated conical body tapering to a peg toe, hollowed; rounded shoulder merging with long narrow neck; biconical rim moulding. Handles with two grooves from top of neck to shoulder. Wheel-ribbing covering body and shoulder. Lime deposits and root marks. Intact. Comes with custom made solid brass tripod stand.
H.  19.3" (49.1 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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722   ROMAN AMPHORA
         first half of III century A.D.
Light cream-gray fabric with inclusions of mica and ferrous minerals. Elongated conical body tapering to a peg toe, hollowed; rounded shoulder merging with long narrow neck; biconical rim moulding. Handles with two grooves from top of neck to shoulder. Wheel-ribbing covering body and shoulder. Lime deposits and root marks. Intact. Comes with custom made solid brass tripod stand.
H.  19.3" (49.1 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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437   ROMAN AMPHORA
         second half of II century A.D.
Light yellow-gray fabric with inclusions of mica and ferrous minerals. Elongated conical body tapering to a peg toe, deeply hollowed; rounded shoulder merging with long narrow neck; biconical rim moulding. Two double ridged handles attached to top of neck and shoulder. Wheel-ribbing covering body and shoulder. Dipinto in black below the neck. Mended from several large fragments. Comes with custom made solid brass tripod stand.
H.  20.1" (51.1 cm).
SOLD

 

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1304   AMPHORA
           second half of IV - first half of V century A.D.
Light yellow-gray fabric with inclusions. Elongated carrot-shaped body tapering to a peg toe, deeply hollowed; rounded shoulder merging with long narrow neck and biconical rim moulding. Two double-ridged handles with curved tops attached to top of neck and shoulder. Wheel-ribbing covering body and shoulder. Four- line dipinto in red on the the neck and shoulder. Intact. Comes with custom made solid brass tripod stand.
H.  19.7" (50 cm).
$ 1250

 

 

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441   ROMAN OINOCHOE
         I c. B.C. 

Light-orange fabric; dull black gloss, fired from brown to black, mottled in places and horizontal colour-banding. Compressed spherical body with short cylindrical neck. Trefoil mouth; low foot, slightly recessed circle on underside. Fine grooving starting at the junction of the body and neck which continues all the way up. Strap handle. Handle restored, otherwise intact.
H.  3.1"(7.9 cm). 
SOLD

 

 

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615   ROMAN OINOCHOE
         I- II  century A.D.
Brown fabric  with inclusions of mica and fine black particles. Black surface attained by "smudging".  Ovoid body with small base, underside recessed, with pronounced conical knob in the center. Neck with a groove; t
refoil mouth; handle with oval cross-section has light groove along one side. Interior covered with pronounced spiral wheel-ridging. Intact. Multiple root marks.
H.  6.8"(17.3 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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567   ROMAN OINOCHOE 
         II century A.D.
Orange fabric with  mica and lime inclusions; red slip covering exterior, terminated on inside of neck and at lower body. Ovoid, sagging body with
short neck, trefoil mouth; low foot  with multiple wheel-marks on underside. Handle with two grooves outside and one deep one inside. Slip worn off, especially on neck.  Lime deposits in cavities. Intact.
H. 6.5"(16.5 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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575   ROMAN FLAGON
         second half of III- first half of IV  century A.D.
Light cream-orange fine-grained fabric; dark-red gloss covering exterior, terminated on inside below rim and at lower body, fired dark-brown in some parts. Globular body, parabolic narrow neck with an angular flange moulding at the rim. Low foot with moulding, central part of underside protruded. Rectangular-sectioned handle with two grooves on outside, concave inside. Upper neck double grooved.  Multiple wheel-ridging on upper body. Lime deposits and  multiple root marks. Intact.
H. 7.6"(19.3 cm).
Parallels: Hayes J. W. Roman Pottery in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto, 1976, cat. 320; Jonson B. Pottery from Karanis // Studies the University of Michigan, Kelsey museum of archaeology. 7. Michigan, 1981, p.12, 63, 119, pl. 51, 390.
SOLD

 

 

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614    ROMAN FLAGON
          I century A.D.
Dark-orange fabric with  mica and lime inclusions; red slip covering exterior, terminated on inside of neck and at lower body. Broad conical body with nearly horizontal shoulder, narrow conical neck with funnel type rim, offset from neck; wide ring foot with groove on underside. Lower neck marked off by ridge, groove in upper portion. Rectangular-sectioned strap handle with three grooves, bent at sharp angle. Intact. Multiple root marks.
H. 4.2"(10.7 cm).
$ 275

 

 

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574   ROMAN FLAGON
         I- II  century A.D.
Orange fabric, thin orange slip covering exterior, terminated at lower body and below rim on inside. Broad biconical body; wide tall cylindrical neck with groove at upper part; conical rim with groove; low ring foot. Wheel-ridging inside. The handle has two deep grooves on the outside, concave inside.  Lime deposits, root marks. Intact.
H. 7"(17.8 cm).
$ 375

 

 

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585    ROMAN FLAGON
          I century A.D.
Cream fabric with inclusions of mica; red slip covering exterior, terminated on inside below rim and at lower body, fired dark-brown in some parts. Globular body, turning to long tubular neck with a stepped base and hooked rim; low foot. Segment-sectioned handle.  Middle neck double grooved. Lime deposits and root marks. Intact.
H. 7.5"(19.1 cm).
Parallels: Bucovala M. Necropole elenistice la Tomis.-Bucuresti, Museul regional de Archaeologie Dobrogea-Constanta, 1966.-pg.116, fig. 73a.
SOLD

 

 

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536   ROMAN LAGYNOS
         second half of I century- III  century A.D.
Dark red fabric with inclusions of mica, dark red slip covers exterior, terminated at lower body. Broad conical body with nearly horizontal shoulder, narrow cylindrical neck with two grooves at the middle; biconical rim; low  wide foot. Wheel-marks at shoulder and lower body. The handle has two grooves on the outside, flat inside. Handle reattached, otherwise intact. 
Lime deposits. 
H. 4.9"(12.4 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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566   ROMAN FLAGON
         I century A.D.
Yellow-orange fabric with red-orange slip covering interior and exterior, terminated at lower body. Elongated body with nearly horizontal shoulder,  parabolic neck; horizontal rim; wide low foot, bottom with incised concentrical circles. Spiral wheel-ridging at the neck. Wheel-marks on lower body. Kidney-shape sectioned handle has one groove along one outside edge . Lime deposits, root marks. Intact.
H. 6"(15.3 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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616    ROMAN FLAGON
          I century B.C.- I century A.D.
Light orange fine-grained fabric with inclusions of mica. Globular body; double grooved wide "collar" at junction of body and neck. Conical narrow neck with near-cylindrical rim. Low ring foot, central part of underside protruded. Two rectangular-sectioned handles with two grooves on the outside. Soil deposits and root marks. Intact.
H. 7.3"(18.5 cm).
Parallels: Bucovala M. Necropole elenistice la Tomis.-Bucuresti, Museul regional de Archaeologie Dobrogea-Constanta, 1966.-pg.116, fig. 73a.
$ 400

 

 

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578   ROMAN FLAGON
         I century A.D.
Dark orange fabric, orange-brown slip with metallic shimmer covering exterior, terminated at lower body and below rim on inside. Broad conical body with nearly horizontal shoulder; wide long cylindrical neck with two grooves below  hooked rim; low  pedestal foot, convex bottom with incised concentrical circles. Fine wheel-ridging on the body. The handle has two grooves on the outside, one inside. Lime deposits, multiple root marks. Intact.
H. 7.9"(20.1 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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584   ROMAN FLAGON
         I century A.D.
Cream fabric; dark red slip covering exterior, terminated on inside below rim and at lower body, fired gray-brown with metallic shimmer in some parts. Globular body with parabolic neck with two light ridges on upper part; horizontal rim with vertical edge; low pedestal foot. The handle has two irregular grooves on the outside. Lime deposits, multiple root marks. Intact.
H. 6.8"(17.3 cm).
$ 325

 

 

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573   ROMAN FLAGON
         I century A.D.
Light orange fabric with inclusions of mica; thin orange slip. Rounded low bellied body gradually turning to wide parabolic neck with flaring mouth, everted rim with  groove on underside. Low foot. Wide angular handle  with two irregular grooves. Wheel-ridging at the body. Intact. Lime deposits, multiple root marks inside.
H.  6.5"(16.5 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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303   ROMAN FLAGON
         second half of I century A.D.
Cream-orange fabric with red slip covering exterior, terminated on inside of neck and at lower body, fired dark brown in some parts. Broad biconical body with narrow neck, bulging at top, separated from the body by groove; horizontal rim with vertical edge; low foot. The handle has three grooves on the outside, the cross-section is kidney-shaped. Two grooves high up on neck. Lime deposits. Intact.
H. 5.4"(13.7 cm), D. 4.6"(11.7 cm).
Parallels: Jonson B. Pottery from Karanis // Studies the University of Michigan, Kelsey museum of archaeology. 7. Michigan, 1981, p.12, 67, pl. 58, 428.
$ 275 

 

 

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564    ROMAN FLAGON
          I century B.C.
Light grey fine-grained fabric; black gloss with metallic shimmer covering exterior, terminated on inside of lip and at lower body. Rounded low bellied body gradually turning to flaring neck with wide mouth. Low foot with central part of underside slightly recessed. Handle  with two irregular grooves. Intact. Lime deposits, multiple root marks.
H.  5.5"(13.9 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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570    ROMAN FLAGON
          I century A.D.
Light orange fine-grained fabric; dark red slip covering exterior, terminated on inside below rim and at lower body, fired black in some parts. Low bellied body; short neck, bulging at top, pointed lip, short pedestal base. Wide strap handle with nearly-rectangular cross-section and two shallow  grooves on outside. Upper body decorated by a cordon. Slip worn off. Intact. Lip is chipped. Lime and soil deposits inside.
H.  5.6"(14.2 cm).
$ 275

 

 

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576    ROMAN FLAGON
          I century B.C.- I century A.D.
Orange fabric with inclusions of lime; thick dark red slip covering exterior, terminated on inside of neck and at lower body. Globular body with one groove; wide parabolic neck with three grooves on upper part and raised girth at base;  everted rim with lip moulding; low pedestal foot. The handle has two light grooves on the outside, one inside. Lime deposits, multiple root marks inside. Intact.
H. 8.5" (21.6 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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569   ROMAN FLAGON
         second half of II- first half of III century A.D.
Brown fine-grained fabric; dark red slip covering exterior, terminated on inside below rim and at lower body, fired gray-brown in most parts. Compressed globular body gradually turning to parabolic neck with stepped base; horizontal rim with vertical edge; low pedestal foot, central part of underside slightly recessed. The handle has three grooves on the outside, the cross-section is kidney-shaped. Lime deposits, multiple root marks. Intact.
H. 5.9"(15 cm).
$ 325

 

 

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610   ROMAN FLAGON
         I-first half of II century A.D.
Light brown-orange fine-grained fabric; dark-red gloss covering exterior, terminated on inside of neck and at lower body, fired dark-brown in some parts. Globular body, parabolic, narrow, short neck with wide sharp ribbed biconical rim. Low wide foot, underside protruded, leaving perimeter recessed. Rectangular-sectioned handle with  groove outside. Multiple wheel-ridging. Lime deposits, root marks inside. Intact.
H. 7.4"(18.8 cm).
$ 375

 

 

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583    ROMAN FLAGON
          I century A.D.
Cream fabric; red slip covering exterior, terminated on inside and at lower body, fired dark-brown in some parts. Rounded body, gradually turning to double grooved horizontal shoulder; long tubular neck with double grooved base, three grooves below junction with handle; outcurved rim; low foot with central part of underside protruded. Rectangular-sectioned handle with  two grooves outside. Lime deposits and root marks. Neck slightly tilted. Intact.
H. 7.8"(19.8 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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429   ROMAN FLAGON
         II-III century A.D.
Pink-orange fabric with red slip covering exterior, terminated on inside of neck and at lower body, fired dark brown in some parts. Gloss rather patchy. Globular body gradually turning to narrow neck with a stepped collar and small disc rim. Wide low foot with central part of underside slightly recessed. Handle with grooves. Multiple wheel-marks inside and out. Heavy lime deposits and root marks. Intact.
H. 5.2"(13.2 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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430   ROMAN JAR
         II-III century A.D.
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ight pink-orange fabric, with inclusions of mica; brown slip covering exterior, terminated on inside of neck and at lower body, fired dark brown in some parts. Slip rather patchy. Rounded body with concave neck, flaring mouth, small lip with double groove on inside. Low foot with central part of underside slightly recessed. Handle  with two grooves. Intact. Soil deposits, root marks on inside.
H.  5.4"(13.7 cm).
$ 250

 

 

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315   ROMAN FLAGON
         first half of III century A.D.
Orange-brown fabric with dark-red slip covering interior and exterior, terminated at lower body, fired brown-gray in most parts. Globular body gradually turning to narrow neck with an angular flange moulding at the rim. Wide low foot with multiple wheel-marks on underside. Handle with two grooves outside and one deep one inside. Multiple wheel-marks inside and out. Lime deposits in cavities. Intact.
H. 8.5"(21.6 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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577   ROMAN FLAGON
         I century A.D.
Orange fabric, dark-red slip with metallic shimmer covering exterior, terminated at lower body and below rim from inside. Broad conical body with nearly horizontal double grooved shoulder; wide, tall, near-cylindrical neck with ridged base and two grooves in the middle; short flared rim with round lip; low  pedestal foot. Angular wide handle with three grooves on the outside.  Pronounced cordon with two symmetrical cone knobs flanking the handle. Lime deposits, root marks. Intact.
H. 8.9"(22.6 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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442   SARMATIAN JAR
         I-first half of II century A.D.
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ight grey fabric with burnished surface. Low bellied body; short neck, bulging at top, short pedestal base. Small handle with nearly-rectangular cross-section. Upper body decorated by a cordon and two bands of double-grooved  lines. Framed by these lines, both bands decorated with triangular design of burnished lines. Intact. Lime and soil deposits.
H.  5.6"(14.2 cm).
For related pottery see: Davis-Kimbal J. Nomads of the Eurasian steppes in the Early Iron Age, Zinat Press, CA, 1995, pg. 154, 168.
$ 300

 

 

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568   SARMATIAN JAR
         IV century A.D.
Grey-burnished, brown clay with fine black inclusions. Globular body  with short neck, flaring rim and flat bottom. Handle with longitudinal groove affixed to the upper body and below the rim. Two light grooves just below the neck. Intact. Heavy lime deposits.
H.  5.1"(13 cm).
$ 150

 

 

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611   SARMATIAN JAR
          IV century A.D.
Light grey fabric with inclusions of lime, coarse-grained texture. Hand-made. Elongated low bellied body; short neck, bulging at top. Flat base and zoomorphic handle. Body decorated with three grooved  lines. Intact with several surface cracks. Lime and soil deposits.
H.  5.6"(14.2 cm).
For related pottery see: Davis-Kimbal J. Nomads of the Eurasian steppes in the Early Iron Age, Zinat Press, CA, 1995, pg. 154.
$ 250

 

 

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304   SARMATIAN VESSEL
         I century B.C.- I century A.D.
Grey-burnished, light grey fabric with coarse-grained texture. Hand-made binocular vessel with two spouts. Pair of oval-sectioned small handles. Flat bottom . One handle is mended, surface cracks, otherwise intact. Surface treated with PVA emulsion.
H.  5.2"(13.2 cm).
$ 525

 

 

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581    FLAGON
          I century B.C.
Orange fabric with mica inclusions; white(?) slip covering the entire vessel. Elongated, drop-shaped body, short neck with funnel-shaped mouth, wide discoid rim. Minimal diameter decorated by a cordon. Low pedestal foot has  flat central part of underside with  incised circles. Round-sectioned handle with multiple  flutes. Lime deposits and root marks inside. Four mended seams: three on handle and one on upper body.
H. 10.6"(27 cm).
$ 475

 

 

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535   ROMAN FLAGON
         second half of III- first half of IV century A.D.
Light cream-orange fine-grained fabric; dark-red gloss with metallic shimmer covering exterior, terminated on inside below rim and at lower body, fired dark-brown in some parts. Globular body gradually turning to narrow neck with an angular flange moulding at the rim. Low foot, central part of underside protruded. Two rectangular-sectioned handles with one central groove outside. Two grooves on shoulder and two on upper neck.  Multiple wheel-marks. Lime deposits and root marks. Intact.
H. 5.7"(14.8 cm).
Parallels: Robinson H. S. Pottery of the Roman period. The Athenian Agora Vol. V. Princeton, 1959, p.56,58,59,64,74.
$ 425

 

 

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548   ROMAN AMPHORISKOS
         II  century A.D.
Light cream-orange fine-grained fabric. Broad half-globular body, turning sharply to wide shoulder and conical neck. Funnel type rim, offset from neck; ring foot with protruded central knob on underside.  Two rectangular-sectioned handles attached to shoulder and below rim. Intact. Root marks inside.
H. 4.1"(10.4 cm).
$ 225

 

 

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612   ROMAN FLAGON
         second half of III- first half of IV  century A.D.
Light cream, fine-grained fabric; dark-brown slip with metallic shimmer covering exterior, terminated on inside below rim and at lower body. Globular body, narrow cylindrical neck with wide biconical rim. Low foot, central part of underside protruded. Two rectangular-sectioned handles with two irregular central grooves outside. Double grooved upper neck, single groove at base of neck. Multiple wheel-marks at lower body. Lime and soil deposits, root marks. Intact.
H. 7.9"(20.1 cm).
Parallels: Robinson H. S. Pottery of the Roman period. The Athenian Agora Vol. V. Princeton, 1959, p.56,58,59,64,74.
SOLD

 

 

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582   ROMAN FLAGON
         first half of I century A.D.
Light cream-orange fine-grained fabric; orange gloss covering exterior, terminated on inside below rim and at lower body. Egg-shaped body gradually turning to narrow conical neck; horizontal  rim with internal groove. Low ring foot, bottom is flat. Two rectangular-sectioned handles. Lime deposits and root marks. Intact.
H. 8.2"(20.8 cm).
For related pottery see: Robinson H. S. Pottery of the Roman period. The Athenian Agora Vol. V. Princeton, 1959, p.2, fig. 72.
$ 475

 

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