Plate Cena, terra sigillata, roman dinner plate 23cm, DR18

Item number: 44102

An unobtrusively elegant and versatile plate. This Roman Terra sigillata dish was crafted after an original dating back to the 1st century AD.

Category: Plates & Bowls

39,90 €
≈ £ 36.67

including 19% VAT. , plus shipping

available for order

Shipping time: 2 - 3 days


Shipping weight:
1,41 Kg
Dimensions ( length × width × height ):
23,00 × 23,00 × 4,00 cm

Roman Dining Plate 23cm - Dragendorff 18

Roman tableware - a Fascinating topic

With this dish, you can guarantee your guests a real Roman dining experience. Terra Sigillata was used as tableware to serve food in the best Roman households and restaurants. Provide at home a historic atmosphere with a range of Roman dining plates, a Roman styled and themed menu and your friends will we positively surprised. What a start into an evening! With its 23 cm in diameter, the plate offers sufficient space for your favorite dishes. The shiny, smooth and bright red surface give the Roman dining plate its antique atmosphere and leaves room for versatile decorations.

A plate of food in Roman style

This handmade Roman dining dish is made according to an original discovery from the 1st century AD. The Terra Sigillata glazing gives it its unmistakable reddish colour. The exceptionally robust design of Roman dining plates derives from its firm stand.

  • Roman dining plate
  • Made from Red Terra Sigillata
  • Diameter 23 cm
  • Firm stand and slightly raised at the top
  • German quality product of Forum Traiani ®

About Terra Sigillata tableware

The designation of ‘Terra Sigillata’ goes back to the middle ages were it meant the sealed red clay, but in the 18th century scholars transferred the name to the special ancient Roman ceramics of glossy ware. Terra Sigillata (TS) is, therefore, the modern name of a specific category of Roman table ware, which was developed at the end of the 1st century BC in Italian workshops (Arezzo). The fine tableware was produced in large quantities in cottage factories, which often stamped their goods with their initials.

Various table decoration

The perfect Roman dining plate makes for beautiful effects on your table and is the right choice for special occasions and holidays. The unobtrusive, elegant design integrates perfectly with any existing environment. It fits perfectly with other rustic cups, mugs, goblets or bowls from our Roman-Shop.

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