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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 32

    A ROMAN AMBER BLOWN GLASS FLASK

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN AMBER BLOWN GLASS FLASK
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
    With elongated body, the cylindrical neck and flared rim with narrowly folded lip, the body with ten long vertical indentations and fine spiral thread wound horizontally, the two trail handles with small inward fold under rim and loose end trailed back across top
    8¾ in. (23.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 22h); acquired from Christopher Sheppard, London, July 1991.