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A ROMAN GLASS JUG
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A ROMAN GLASS JUG

CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN GLASS JUG
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.
Pale aubergine in color, the ovoid body mold blown, then further inflated and twisted, producing thin spiral ribs, with a tall cylindrical neck and splayed mouth, a thick, pinched trailed ring wound low on the neck, with a single ribbed strap handle, a notched trail forming the ring base
8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high
Provenance
with Barakat Antiquities, Jerusalem, 1980.

Lot Essay

For a similar example see no. 220, p. 186 in Israeli, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum. The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts.
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