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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 9

    A ROMAN BLUE BLOWN GLASS FLASK

    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D., EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN BLUE BLOWN GLASS FLASK
    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D., EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
    The pinched globular body with blue horizontal wavy trails forming a 'chain' of eight links with additional trailed line, two small circular vertical handles, the cylindrical neck with outward flared rim, a thick decorative trail applied to rim and shoulder and a finer spiral trail around the neck
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 8A); acquired from W. Henrich, Frankfurt am Main, July 1964.