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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 46

    A ROMAN GREEN BLOWN GLASS CYLINDRICAL FLASK WITH BRONZE HANDLE

    LATE 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GREEN BLOWN GLASS CYLINDRICAL FLASK WITH BRONZE HANDLE
    LATE 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Thick-walled, with slightly concave base, short cylindrical neck and flat rim folded inwards, two small circular applied handles each threaded with bronze ring from which hangs an arched bronze handle with looped terminals, thick silvery iridescence on interior
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 21h); acquired from Sheppard and Cooper Ltd, London, June 1992.