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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 53

    A ROMAN PALE BLUE BLOWN GLASS RIBBED UNGUENTARIUM

    1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN PALE BLUE BLOWN GLASS RIBBED UNGUENTARIUM
    1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The slender drop-shaped bottle with seven pinched vertical ribs and flat base, the tall cylindrical neck with everted rim
    3½ in. (9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 9L); acquired from Rinnelt, Mainz, January 1982.