ostracon ancient art



Roman North African Red Slip Bowl, 375-400 AD

Bright red bowl covered by a dense, smoothed and highly glossy slip.

Deep bowl with shallow floor, steep wall and simple lip. Standing on a ring base.

Roman African red slip ware pottery is characterized by an orange color and a shiny surface.

By the third century AD, fine African red slip pottery wares became the most popular type of tableware in the Roman Empire.

Intact and fine, superb glaze. Glaze on top of the lip rubbed.

D. 12.1 cm (4.8 in), H. 4.5 cm (1.8 in)

Belgium private collection by succession.

380 USD

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