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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 36

    A ROMAN TRANSLUCENT GREEN BLOWN GLASS FLASK

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D., FOUND AT BATH

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN TRANSLUCENT GREEN BLOWN GLASS FLASK
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D., FOUND AT BATH
    The large globular body with shallow vertical tooled ribs, the straight-sided cylindrical neck flaring outwards to form a wide mouth, with slightly kicked-in base
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Found at Bath, Somerset.
    Plesch collection (AGv 19); acquired from M. Gillingham, 1986.