12 April 2016
A BYZANTINE GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK
CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
Pale green in color, free blown, the globular body on a concave base, adorned with prunts, the tall cylindrical neck constricted at the lower end, the flaring rim with a collar below
5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high
C.A. Hessing, The Netherlands.
with Sheppard and Cooper Ltd., London.
Sheppard and Cooper Ltd.; Antiquities, Christie's, London, 3 July 1996, lot 321 (part).
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