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1871 Woodcut Urn Artifact Pompeii Italy Archeology Thermopolia Beverage XGV9

1871 Woodcut Urn Artifact Pompeii Italy Archeology Thermopolia Beverage XGV9

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This is an original 1871 black and white woodcut of an urn used for warming decoctions such as tea or coffee found at the Thermopolia at Pompeii, Italy. In ancient Rome, Thermopolium were commercial establishments that sold ready-to-eat food, the modern day equivalent to a fast food restaurant.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Woodcut; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.25 x 5.75 inches; 8 x 15 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Archaeology, Decoction, Restaurant

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