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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS UNGUENTARIUM

    2ND/EARLY 3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS UNGUENTARIUM
    2ND/EARLY 3RD CENTURY A.D.
    Of 'candlestick' form, the flattened body with concave base and domed shoulder, with tall neck and everted inward-folded rim, with iridescence
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 19B); acquired on the European art market, 1971.