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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 6

    A ROMAN BLOWN CLEAR GLASS BEAKER

    1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN BLOWN CLEAR GLASS BEAKER
    1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Of slightly waisted form, on ring foot, the exterior decorated with three bands of fine wheel-cut horizontal lines
    4 in. (10 cm.) high


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    This particularly fine beaker belongs to a class identified by Isings as shape 36c, cf. C. Isings, Roman Glass from Dated Finds, Groningen, 1957, pp. 51-2; and A. von Saldern et al., Gläser der Antike: Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer, Köln, 1974, p. 204, no. 573a.

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGh 10B); acquired from Robin Symes, Buxton Antiques Fair, April 1966.