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Castor Ware "Hunt Cup"

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Vase decorated by trailed slip technique: hunting scene including two hounds chasing a hare and a stag between two rows of stylized leaves. Slip-surfaced pottery with decoration of trailed slip (Barbotine technique). [Label text]: Hounds chasing a hare and a stag. Northamptonshire (Castor...

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By 1933: Ernest Brummer Collection; 1979: with Galerie Koller AG, Rämistrasse 8, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland in collaboration with Spink & Son, Schifflände 12, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland (auction of the Ernest Brummer Collection, Grand Hotel Dolder, Zurich, Oct. 16-19, lot 725); purchased by MFA from Galerie Koller, Nov. 14, 1979

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Classical Department Exchange Fund

Roman Provincial, Late Imperial Period, 2nd or 3rd century A.D.


14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

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The Ancient World