Roman Canteen with Gladiators

 

Roman Canteen with Gladiators

An ancient Roman large terra sigillata canteen, laguncula, decorated in relief on both sides with a scene of a Thraex gladiator dispatching a Murmillo who has lost his shield; surrounding the central image are bordering bands of roping, rosettes, and tongues; two arching handles on the shoulder.

Gaul.
Ca. 2nd - 3rd century AD.
Height: 10 in. (25 cm).

Formerly in a French private collection, 1970's.

Inv#: 7825

$12,500

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