Lot 161: Large Late Roman / Byzantine ceramic jug.
23 October 2016
Brooklyn, NY, USALive Auction
Description: A large Late Roman / Byzantine ceramic jug, c. 5th - 6th Century AD, with central handle between the vertical spout and a capped knob, the ring foot lightly flared. The spout is constricted at the base with grooves below the rim to fasten a stopper of some kind. H: 11 1/4" (28.6 cm). Intact with traces of red slip, especially underneath the foot. An unusual pottery type, Ex Private CA collection.