Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher Collection, Bequest of Isaac D. Fletcher, 1917
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
While red-gloss terra sigillata wares dominated the Roman pottery industry, various other types of fine ware were produced intermittently. One distinctive group is made up of lead-glazed vessels such as this bowl, made at Tarsus in Cilicia (southern Asia Minor).
Hochuli-Gysel, Anne. 1977. Kleinasiatische glasierte Reliefkeramik, (50 v. Chr. bis 50 n. Chr.) und ihre oberitalienischen Nachahmungen. no. T36, p. 149, Bern: Stämpfli.
Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2014. Ennion: Master of Roman Glass. p. 21, fig. 7, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.