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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 21

    A ROMAN AMBER BLOWN GLASS JAR

    4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN AMBER BLOWN GLASS JAR
    4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
    The globular body with shallow pinched vertical ribs, the base indented, the rim flared, five applied trail handles attached to rim and shoulder, with opalescent iridescence
    2¼ in. (5.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 5h); acquired from Dr Leo Mildenberg, Zurich, December 1977.