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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 23

    A ROMAN PALE BLUE BLOWN GLASS JAR

    4TH CENTURY A.D., EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN PALE BLUE BLOWN GLASS JAR
    4TH CENTURY A.D., EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
    The globular body with shallow moulded vertical ribs, the short wide flaring neck with overhanging hollow fold, four trailed turquoise handles attached to rim and belly with fold against neck bulge and rim, concave base with pontil mark, slight encrustation and iridescence
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 8hA); acquired from Dr Leo Mildenberg, Zurich, December 1977.