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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 22

    A ROMAN PALE GREEN MOULD-BLOWN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK

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

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN PALE GREEN MOULD-BLOWN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK
    3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D., EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
    The pear-shaped body with honeycomb pattern, the cylindrical neck constricted at base opening out into flaring rim, the base concave, with opalescent iridescence
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 7F); acquired from Galerie Palais Starhemberg, Vienna, January 1979.