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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 11

    A ROMAN AMBER GLASS PILLAR-MOULDED BOWL

    LATE 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN AMBER GLASS PILLAR-MOULDED BOWL
    LATE 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    With shallow concave base and gently flaring rim, with short close-set ribs arranged obliquely around the middle of the body, the interior with wheel-cut groove below the rim
    5½ in. (14 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGh 14); acquired Sotheby's London, prior to 1963.