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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 31

    A ROMAN GREEN BLOWN GLASS JUG

    3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D., EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GREEN BLOWN GLASS JUG
    3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D., EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
    The amphora-shaped body with carinated shoulder, tall cylindrical neck and conical flared rim, the circular foot folded with tubular edge, a thick trail around base of neck and underside of rim, with broad and ribbed strap handle folded down under the rim and back up over its edge
    6¼ in. (16 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 16h); acquired from Robin Symes, Buxton Antiques Fair, April 1966.