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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 48

    A ROMAN PALE GREEN BLOWN GLASS UNGUENTARIUM

    1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN PALE GREEN BLOWN GLASS UNGUENTARIUM
    1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    Of tall spindle shape, with bulging middle tapering downwards to thick-walled rounded base and upwards to elongated cylindrical neck, the everted rim with inward-folded lip
    9¾ in. (25 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 25C); acquired from Christopher Sheppard, London, 1978, previously sold Sotheby's London, 8 May 1978, lot 229.