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    Sale 13850

    Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 230

    A ROMAN GREEN GLASS BEAKER

    CIRCA MID-LATE 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GREEN GLASS BEAKER
    CIRCA MID-LATE 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The gently flaring body blown into a four-part mould, the walls with five rows of eight pointed oval knobs, alternating with circular bosses with raised centres, with faint wheel-cut line below the cut-off rim, the base moulded with two concentric rings
    5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high


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    Cf. Matheson, 1980. p. 49, no. 126 for similar small beaker with buds and bosses, which characterize the more complex moulds.

    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 2000.