4 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW ENGLAND FAMILY
A LARGE ROMAN GLASS CINERARY URN
CIRCA LATE 1ST-EARLY 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Blue-green in color, free blown, the thick walled vessel piriform, the base folded out to form the ring foot, the conical neck tapering to the wide mouth, the rim folded out then in, with large applied twin M-shaped strap handles
12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high
Edward Searles (1840-1920), Pine Lodge Mansion, Methuen, Massachusetts.
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