A straw-glazed figure-decorated jar

4th/5th century

The globular jar with a wide mouth and tapering foot is incised around the exterior with several sketchy animals and human figures. The rim is decorated with a wavy floral scroll. The exterior is covered with a greenish straw-coloured glaze.

height 8.5 cm

Sotheby’s London, December 1993, lot no. 148
Formerly in the collection of Robert Suermont

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