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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.75
adlib_title Sicilian black glaze saltcellar
Shape Saltcellar
Shape_description Incurving rounded rim; interior surface curves smoothly; exterior upper part offset from a lower concave element, curving out at the bottom to flat base, marked by a ridge on the exterior; nipple surrounded by a grooved circle at centre of underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 5/4
Decoration Black glaze except reserved resting surface.
Inscriptions
Condition Single small chip on base; surface slightly scratched at rim, with some gray deposits on exterior. Stamped on base, 'Ld A Hill Coll'
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0084.jpg
2003.93.0084.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of a Sicilian black-glazed saltcellar.
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2003.98.0034.jpg
2003.98.0034.jpg
Side view of a Sicilian black-glazed saltcellar.
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2003.98.0035.jpg
2003.98.0035.jpg
Side view of a Sicilian black-glazed saltcellar, showing small chip on the base.
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2003.98.0036.jpg
2003.98.0036.jpg
Top view of a Sicilian black-glazed saltcellar, showing the inside.
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2003.98.0037.jpg
2003.98.0037.jpg
Bottom view of a Sicilian black-glazed saltcellar, showing the reserved base.
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2005.99.0110.jpg
2005.99.0110.jpg
Bottom view of a Sicilian black-glazed saltcellar, showing the reserved base.
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2005.99.0111.jpg
2005.99.0111.jpg
Top view of a Sicilian black-glazed saltcellar, showing the inside.
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2005.99.0150.jpg
2005.99.0150.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of a Sicilian black-glazed saltcellar.
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2005.99.0151.jpg
2005.99.0151.jpg
Side view of a Sicilian black-glazed saltcellar.
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2005.99.0152.jpg
2005.99.0152.jpg
Side view of a Sicilian black-glazed saltcellar.
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Beazley_DB
Height 2.9
Diameters Body 8.1; base 6.0
Handle_height
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Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 08.08.2002; 02.10.2004; 10.01.2006
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