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Lead-glazed stemmed cup

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; lead-glazed ware
Dimensions:
H. 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm); diameter 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.884
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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