African red-slip jug

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 200–250


Place of Manufacture: Tunisia

Dimensions

Height: 14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.515

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

African red-slip ovoid jug with applied reliefs of a potter at his wheel, the forepart of a boar, palm branches, diadems, and grape clusters

Provenance

By 1982: with Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd., 8 King Street, St. James's, London, SW1Y 6QT (Christie's auction, December 16, 1982, lot 205); by 1983: with Galerie Gunter Puhze, Stadstrasse 28, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany; purchased by MFA from Galerie Gunter Puhze, December 7, 1983

Credit Line

Dora S. Pintner Fund