12 April 2016
A LATE ROMAN GLASS TWO-HANDLED FLASK
CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
Pale green in color, mold blown and then further inflated, the large bell-shaped body with spiral fluting, on a flat base, with a tall conical neck and wide folded rim, a trail wound spiraling around the neck, with two strap handles applied to the shoulders, pulled up to the neck and trailed up to the rim
9 5/8 in. (24.6 cm.) high
Antiquities, Sotheby's, London, 10 December 1996, lot 9.
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