London, South Kensington
28 April 2009
A LARGE ROMAN OLIVE GREEN GLASS DISH
4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
The flat circular dish with short vertical rim and overhanging folded lip, an applied trail on the underside, the flaring foot ring with diagonal tooling marks
12 1/8 in. (31 cm.) diam.
Plesch collection (AGt 31); acquired from W. Henrich, Frankfurt am Main, April 1973.
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EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
50th Anniversary Exhibition of The Circle of Glass Collectors, Broadfield House Glass Museum and The Pilkington Glass Museum, 1987-1988, no. 10.
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