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THREE MIGRATION PERIOD GLASS VESSELS
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THREE MIGRATION PERIOD GLASS VESSELS

CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.

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THREE MIGRATION PERIOD GLASS VESSELS
CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
Including a Merovingian footed beaker, olive green in color, pattern molded with thin vertical ribs and twisted, the cylindrical body carinated toward the base and tapering sharply toward the outsplayed tooled base ring, with a flaring rounded rim; a Frankish beaker, very pale yellow-green in color, blown in an open mold, conical in form on a slightly kicked base, the rim cracked off, with three trails wound spirally along the body and dragged down in a festoon pattern; and a Merovingian bowl, pale green in color, free blown, on a kicked base, the rounded rim slightly everted, with a thin opaque white trail wound spirally below the rim
Footed Beaker: 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high (3)
Provenance
Footed Beaker: with W. Bastiaan Blok, The Netherlands, 1999.
Frankish Beaker: Axel Weber, Cologne, late 1960s-early 1970s.
Bowl: with Sheppard & Cooper, London, 1995 (Glass of the Dark Ages, no. 20 (part)).

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