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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 43

    A ROMAN GREEN BLOWN GLASS FLASK

    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GREEN BLOWN GLASS FLASK
    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
    The spherical body with flat base, the high cylindrical neck with heavy two-stepped flanged rim, the body decorated with four sets of concentric wheel-cut circles, horizontal circles above and below, the neck with two similar sets of wheel-cut lines
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high


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    Provenance

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