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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 34

    A ROMAN BLOWN CLEAR GLASS FLASK

    3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN BLOWN CLEAR GLASS FLASK
    3RD CENTURY A.D.
    The pear-shaped body with kicked-in base, the cylindrical neck with wide flaring rim, the body decorated with a wide net of semi-marvered trails
    6¾ in. (17 cm.) high


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    Cf. A. von Saldern, Glas von der Antike bis zum Jugendstil, Mainz, 1980, p. 94, no. 87 for similar.

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 17A); acquired from Mansour Gallery, London, June 1995.