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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 41

    A LARGE ROMAN BLOWN CLEAR GLASS JUG

    2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE ROMAN BLOWN CLEAR GLASS JUG
    2ND CENTURY A.D.
    The tapering body with shallow concave base, the cylindrical neck narrowing to outward-flared rim with inward-folded lip, the applied ribbon handle with projecting folded thumbrest
    10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 27hA); acquired from Bluett & Sons, London, February 1968.