A large red slip ware plate from North Africa, probably from Tunisia. The plate has a warm, bright orange colour and is elegantly decorated with a series of incised double concentric rings. The central motif consists of impressed floral, leaf and feather elements. A beautiful example.
Circa 3rd-4th century C.E.
Diameter 33 cm maximum, height circa 4 cm.
Ex collection of Dr. Angelo R. Bergamo, New Jersey; ex Harmer Rooke Galleries, New York, sale XL (25 January 1991).