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Terracotta cup

Period:
Imperial, Flavian–Early Antonine
Date:
ca. A.D. 70–150
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; Italian sigillata ware
Dimensions:
H. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm); diameter 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.261
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
This small cup is decorated with a combination of applied masks and barbotine floral designs. Both techniques came to be used extensively by the producers of Gallic sigillata from the late first century A.D. onward.
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