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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 45

    A ROMAN GREEN BLOWN GLASS FLASK

    3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN GREEN BLOWN GLASS FLASK
    3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    The large bulbous body tapering to slightly kicked-in base, the wide cylindrical neck flaring towards rim with pinched fold below lip, encrustation and iridescence on interior
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 24E); acquired Christie's London, 6 December 1972, lot 157.