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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 5

    A ROMAN BLOWN CLEAR GLASS FLASK

    4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN BLOWN CLEAR GLASS FLASK
    4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
    The carafe-shaped flask with pear-shaped lower body on rounded base, with elongated neck thickening towards the outward flared flat rim, the body and neck with bands of fine wheel-cut horizontal lines
    10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 27); acquired from Christopher Sheppard, London, April 1992.