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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 64

    A ROMAN AUBERGINE MOULD-BLOWN GLASS FLASK

    1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN AUBERGINE MOULD-BLOWN GLASS FLASK
    1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The ovoid body with central encircling band of continuous tendril scrolls, with fluting above and below, the circular base with projecting flange from mould-seam, with single applied handle with projecting thumbrest, the flaring mouth with inward-folded rim
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 9 I); acquired from Dr Leo Mildenberg, Zurich, April 1973.