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Black-Glazed Bowl (Poculum), North Campanian, early 3rd Century BC

Black-Glazed Bowl (Poculum), North Campanian, early 3rd Century BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1343756
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Bernhard I. Mller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $280.00 
Fine quality bowl of rounded profile curving up sharply to a slightly incurved rim. Standing on a low rounded foot ring.
On the floor four deeply impressed ivy leaf stamps, all pointing in the same direction.
Typical product of the “atelier des petites estampilles”; the characteristic shape and the single orientation of the stamps is the hallmark of this class which was introduced by Morel.
For the shape cf. 2783g1, 2783h1, 2784h1 in: Jean-Paul Morel. Céramique campanienne. Les formes. Rome 1981.
Also: item no. 147, pp. 85-86 in: John W. Hayes. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto 1984.
Ceramic
North Campanian, central Italy, early 3rd century BC
D. 14.8 cm (5.8 in)
H. 6.1 cm (2.4 in)
Intact apart from minor abrasion. Black lustrous gloss with metallic bluish tint on the inside.
Schuler Auktionen Zurich (Switzerland), December 2010.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.