Roman Terrakotta Jug of Terra Sigillata

Period: 3rd century A.D.
Material: Ceramic covered in shimmering red "Terra Sigillata"
Dimensions: 23 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3018
Provenance: Austrian private collection, acquired in the 1980s at the Viennese art market.
Condition: Small drill hole, otherwise intact.
Description: Two-handled jug from a North African production (Sigillata Chiara A). Foot rim, elongated, oval body, above a slender, tapering neck with a strong rim. The handles originating from the jug shoulder depict vivid leaf motives and dots.
Culture: Roman/North Africa