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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 37

    A ROMAN PALE BLUE BLOWN GLASS BEAKER

    1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN PALE BLUE BLOWN GLASS BEAKER
    1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    The tall body flaring outwards towards rim which is folded out, twelve long vertical indentations around the body, pad foot with concave base
    6¾ in. (17 cm.) high


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    Cf. F. Fremersdorf and E. Polonyi-Fremersdorf, Die Farblosen Gläser der Frühzeit in Köln, Köln, 1984, p. 24, no. 62, for similar.

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 17D); acquired from Spink, London, June 1968.
    An old collection typed label reads "ATHENS 1891".