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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 47

    A ROMAN TRANSLUCENT PALE GREEN BLOWN GLASS FLASK

    1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN TRANSLUCENT PALE GREEN BLOWN GLASS FLASK
    1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    The piriform body narrowing to a cylindrical neck flaring outwards to rim with irregularly tooled lip, on kicked-in base, a fine applied spiral thread wound around the body
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGv 19A); acquired from Shirley Warren, Buxton Antiques Fair, August 1993.