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Lot 0085
**Originally Listed At $100**

Byzantine Empire, ca. 6th to 7th century CE. This elegant terracotta vessel features a large raised ring base with a smaller concentric ring surrounding it, smooth and rounded shoulders, pinched sides, a large tab-shaped handle with several vertical lines on the front side and two longer parallel lines running down the back, a large fill hole with a surrounding square design with three dots in each corner, a stylized cross motif in the neck channel, and a small wick spout. Size: 3.875" L x 2.25" W x 1.9" H (9.8 cm x 5.7 cm x 4.8 cm).

Provenance: private New Jersey USA collection, acquired over twenty years ago

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#123957

Condition

Surface wear commensurate with age, char marks to wick spout, and mineral deposits throughout.

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