The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Base Ring Ware vessel walls are thin and hard, exhibiting a metallic quality. The term "Base-Ring" refers to the ring base characteristic of many of the jugs and bowls in this ware.
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