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    Sale 13850

    Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 265

    A ROMAN GREEN GLASS PINE CONE FLASK

    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

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    Estimate

    A ROMAN GREEN GLASS PINE CONE FLASK
    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    Mould-blown, the body decorated with the diamond-shaped scales of a pine cone, with funnel neck
    7 in. (27.8 cm.) high


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    For similar flasks with everted rims, cf. Stern, 1995, p. 182, no. 112, Clemenz & Steinemann, 1981, p. 86, no. 301, and Oliver, Jr., 1980, p. 72, no. 69. The funnel mouth of the above lot suggests a date of 2nd-3rd Century A.D.

    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1987.