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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 30

    A ROMAN PALE GREEN BLOWN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK

    3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D., EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN PALE GREEN BLOWN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK
    3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D., EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
    The globular body with six pinched ribs, the cylindrical neck constricted at base, with flared rim, a thick turquoise encircling trail under rim, the rounded base with five pinched 'toes'
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 13D); acquired from J. Häring, Freiburg, Germany, January 1980.