Roman Terracotta Figural Jug With Inscription To Base

Item Description

C. 2nd century AD

A superb example of a Roman figural jug in the form of a female’s head with curly hair and finely carved facial features, with a loop type handle on the back. There is an inscription to base which reads:


Minor surface marks to cheek otherwise fine detail and an equisite piece.

Provenance: Ex Oxford gentleman’s collection. This gentleman acquired a large collection of Roman artefacts over forty years.

Size: 200mm tall



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