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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 18

    A ROMAN AUBERGINE BLOWN GLASS JAR

    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN AUBERGINE BLOWN GLASS JAR
    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.
    The bulbous body with kicked-in base, short neck and wide flaring rim with small hollow fold, four fine applied handles attached to rim and shoulder with pinched fold at the rim, iridescence
    3¾ in. (9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 11h); acquired from Charles Bouché, Paris, March 1971.