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Roman - Two Samian Ware Bowls

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 532

Estimate
GBP (£) 80 - 110
EUR (€) 90 - 130
USD ($) 100 - 140

Sold for (Inc. premium): £104

ROMAN - TWO SAMIAN WARE BOWLS

Circa 1st century - 2nd century AD. Two small Terra Sigillata bowls or cups with raised feet, with the maker's mark stamp to the smaller bowl internally BIRACICII (a potter Biragillus is recorded with a stamp BIRACCI at the Banassac production site for the period 69-117 AD); a maker's mark stamp to the larger bowl internally TAVRICI M (a potter Tauricus is recorded for this stamp at the Lezoux production site for the period 130-180 AD). 67 mm & 103 mm diameter. Rim restored to smaller bowl, otherwise fine with some wear to foot. Larger bowl restored for about one third of the bowl with some wear internally at junction between sides and base.

Provenance
Found 1980's near Godmanchester, UK.

Literature
Small bowl: cf Hofmann 1988: Banassac. DAF6: La Graufesenque. Large bowl: Oswald 1931: 100-160.

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH

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