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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 52

    A ROMAN BLUE BLOWN GLASS FOUR-SIDED JUG

    1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN BLUE BLOWN GLASS FOUR-SIDED JUG
    1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Heavy, square-shaped and of thick glass, with moulded concentric circles on base and faint similar circles on each side, the short cylindrical neck with flared inward-folded and flattened lip, with ridged strap handle
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 13E); acquired from Christopher Sheppard, London, May 1992.