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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1284807

Please refer to our stock # P.113 when inquiring.
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c. 37 BCE- 70 CE

The body of this juglet is piriform and a small ridge is present just below the cylindrical neck. The rim is thick and everted with a single, arching handle attached form the upper body to the neck of the juglet. The glaze is largely intact with only the foot and bottom of the body being unadorned in addition to a few small chips near the handle and rim of the vessel.

In very good condition. Slight damage to glaze and a small chip on the foot of the juglet. Lovely iridescence present.

Height: 11.5 cm (4.52 inches); Base Diameter: 5 cm (1.97 inches)

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Vessels such as this were produced by applying a glaze to the juglet prior to firing thus complicating the firing process and increasing the possibility of errors in the finished product. This, in addition to the relative rarity with which such wares were produced, as well as their immense aesthetic appeal, contributed to their status as a luxury item during the Herodian period.