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Appealing Roman Single handled Buff Terracotta Jug

Pegasus Gallery Antiquities


A rather appealing Roman bulbous, single handled, buff terracotta jug,  probably used for pouring pouring oils or sauces. An interesting bulbous body tapering at the neck. Flat base. 

Pottery was produced in enormous quantities in the Roman Empire, mostly used for utilitarian purposes. 

Roman  Empire, C.2-3rd Century AD.

Intact. two small chip in the rim as shown in picture 1.

67mm H x 60mm W.

Ex. Private Collection; High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, acquired in 2014/15.



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