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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 42

    A ROMAN GREEN BLOWN GLASS CYLINDRICAL JUG

    2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN GREEN BLOWN GLASS CYLINDRICAL JUG
    2ND CENTURY A.D.
    The tall body with kicked-in base, the short cylindrical neck with rim folded down and up, with broad ridged strap handle, the body with central wheel-cut band and fine encircling lines above and below, slight iridescence
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 24D); acquired from Sidney Moss, London, August 1972.