• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 340

    A LARGE ROMAN GREEN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK

    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE ROMAN GREEN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK
    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.
    The spherical mould-blown body decorated with bands of circular and geometric chains, the cylindrical neck constricted at the base, flared inward folded rim; and a green glass spherical stopper with silver iridescence
    8 in. (20 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a European private collection, 1986.