Roman beaker with ivy leaves in barbotine decoration.
Fig. from: Keramische Gefäße heute und einst, Mittelrheinisches Landesmuseum Mainz, 1973

Raised decoration on Roman pottery executed by trailing semiliquid clay on to the vessel by means of a slip-bottle or a brush.
Motifs are leaves, animals, human figures, rosettes or bead rows.

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