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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 60

    A ROMAN BLUE MOULD-BLOWN GLASS FLASK

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN BLUE MOULD-BLOWN GLASS FLASK
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The octagonal body with central concentric rings on each side, the neck with everted rim and applied pale green twin handles, with flattened rectangular base
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high


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    Cf. A. von Saldern et al., Gläser der Antike: Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer, Hamburg, 1974, pp. 147 and 154, no. 437 for similar.

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 8hB); acquired from Sheppard and Cooper Ltd, London, December 1978.