Samian ware dish of Dragendorff form 18 with stamp of PVDE - ROM2010_11689_55

ROM2010_11689_55

Samian ware dish of Dragendorff form 18 with stamp of PVDE

Medium:Wheel thrown earthenware with red slip
Geography: Manufactured at La Graufesenque, South Gaul (modern France); found in London, England
Date: c. 50 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
Dimensions:
2.9 x 14.2 cm
Object number: 928.47.21
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Britain and Ireland to the time of the Romans
DescriptionPlain and decorated tableware in red glass pottery, now known as Samian ware, was made in Gaul (modern-day France) and exported in large quantities to Roman Britain. Techniques facilitating mass-manufacturing were employed in the Gaulish workshops. This enabled the factories to export their products all over the western Roman Empire and beyond from AD 25 to 225. This dish is stamped by the potter Pudens.
Collection:
Roman World
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