Roman Terra Sigillata Fragment: Lion and Venator
An ancient Roman terra sigillata fragment from the corner of a large rectangular platter depicting a crouching male lion behind a venator who crouches beneath a large netted basket used to catch wild game.
Terra Sigillata Africana.
Venatores (hunters) specialized in animal hunts as well as circus tricks with ferocious animals during Roman gladiatorial games.
Formerly in F. K. collection, California.
BUY or BID Sale
Over this summer, we identified objects of interest to include in our Fall 2018 Buy or Bid Sale. To entice you, we reduced prices on select objects. For other objects, we are willing to consider reasonable offers.
We reduced the price of this fragment from $1,250 to $1,000
You can purchase the item by following the "Purchase" link on this page.
We will also consider a reasonable offer for this object. To make an offer, contact us by following the "Make an Offer" link below