Roman Terra Sigillata Fragment: Venator - Ancient Art & Antiquities
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Item:282460931556Provenance: Ownership History Available, Material: Terracota, Culture: Roman, Cultural Origin: Roman, Details:Roman Terra Sigillata Fragment: Venator An ancient Roman terra sigillata fragment from the corner of a rectangular platter depicting a venator, a hunter, proceeding cautiously with his spear.Terra Sigillata Africana.Ca. 3rd - 4th century AD.Length: 2 in. (5 cm). Terra Sigillata was initially an Italian ware, but in the first century AD production shifted to Gaul and later to the colonies along the German frontier. From the 1st century AD onward, North African red-slip ware production expanded greatly and began to replace Italian Terra Sigillata pottery, and compete with Gallic wares in Southern France. Nova Karthago was the center of production but smaller factories soon cropped up throughout Numidia and Byzacena. Formerly in F. K. collection, California. #6451 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK Member: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA) See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.