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Lead-glazed stemmed cup

Late Imperial
3rd century A.D.
Terracotta; lead-glazed ware
H. 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm); diameter 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This footed, two-handled cup is typical of the glazed pottery produced in the Rhône valley in Gaul (modern France) during the later imperial period
Said to be from Avignon

1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 196, p. 257, pl. 325.2.

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