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Lot 0224
Mediterranean; c. 1st- 2nd century AD
A diminutive red ware askos with petal and leaf decoration.


3 1/2" (9 cm)

Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection
Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.


Chip to foot and rim, else very nice.

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A Roman Pottery Vessel

Estimate $200 - $600Oct 15, 2017
Providence, RI, USA