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Lot 0283
**Originally Listed at $200**

Ancient Rome, Imperial Period, probably from Carthage area of North Africa, ca. 2nd to 3rd century CE. A wheel-thrown terracotta vase, its body of an elegant form with a ribbed, voluminous, curved lower section that tapers to a cylindrical neck, all on a diminutive raised base with a modeled target-like relief decoration. A wonderful example with nice wheel-throwing marks representing the process of its creation. Size: 6.25" in diameter x 8.875" H (15.9 cm x 22.5 cm)

Provenance: private Orange County, California collection acquired before 2000

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Expected surface wear with areas of encrustation and mineral deposits. Losses to rim and base, a few old nicks to walls here and there as shown.

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Tall Roman Terracotta Pottery Vessel - Ribbed Body

Estimate $300 - $450Sep 25, 2017
Louisville, CO, USA