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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS BALSAMARIUM
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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS BALSAMARIUM

5TH CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS BALSAMARIUM
5TH CENTURY A.D.
The body wound with blue spiral threads, an applied blue trail forming a high arched handle, 5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) high; a Roman translucent aubergine glass flask, the ovoid body with cylindrical neck and everted inward-folded lip; five other glass vessels, some with iridescence, all 1st-3rd Century A.D., 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) high max.; and a heavy green glass unguentarium, 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high (8)
Provenance
Item one: Baurat Schiller collection; Wilhelm Horn (1870-1959).
Items two-seven: sold Christie's London, 8 June 1988, lot 49 and acquired by the family of Wilhelm Horn.
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Lot Essay

PUBLISHED:
Item one: Prof. Dr. R. Zahn, Sammlung Baurat Schiller, Rudolph Lepke's Kunst-auctions-haus, katalog 2008, Berlin, 1929, p. 93, no. 269, pl. 6.
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