Roman North African pottery bowl from Firyanah, Tunisia

R41

£200.00

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A red slip ware pottery bowl with a flared rim.

Culture:
Roman, North African colonies, 3rd or 4th Century AD, reputedly found in Firyanah (modern Tunisia)

Size:
4.5 x 24 cms

Condition:
Intact with light surface accretions as shown in the photographs

Provenance:
Ex. collection: Marius-Victor-Ernest Dumas (North Africa and France); acquired in Tunisia between c. 1890-1920. A pencil inscription on the base reads: “Ville de Feriana”.

M. Dumas was Controleur Civile (French colonial administrator) of the city of Sousse in Tunisia prior to World War I. This collection of Roman and North African antiquities has remained in the family for the past 100 years in the Haute-Savoie region of France.

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