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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 44

    A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS OVAL DISH

    2ND-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS OVAL DISH
    2ND-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Of oval form on ring base, the rim slightly turned down, a pinched spur at one end
    9¾ in. (25 cm.) long


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    This delicate dish is of uncommon shape. The type appears to be from Egypt, for similar, cf. D. B. Harden et al., Masterpieces of Glass, British Museum, London, 1968, p. 82, no. 106.

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGh 25); acquired from Spink, London, May 1971.