Monday, January 31, 2011


I think this is the coolest thing I've seen on ebay. I kinda want this owl jug even though it costs $2000USD.

From the ebay listing:
One of the rarest examples of ancient Roman North African ceramic art that we have ever seen, dating to around 300 AD.
A miniature 'plastic' terracotta jug depicting a seated, laterally facing Owl. The modelling, including the incised work on the feathers, is exceptional.
This miniature ceramic oenochoe was probably made to hold cosmetics or other valuable ointments.
Remnants of red pigment. 
Height: 2  7/8 inches.
Width: 2  1/2 inches.
Condition: Excellent; restored from one or two sections with little infill. The base and lip consolidated.
Provenance: English private collection.
For a similar quality ceramic see lot 166, 8th June 2004, Christie's New York.

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