London, South Kensington
28 April 2009
A ROMAN BLOWN CLEAR GLASS FLASK
3RD CENTURY A.D.
The pear-shaped body with kicked-in base, the cylindrical neck with wide flaring rim, the body decorated with a wide net of semi-marvered trails
6¾ in. (17 cm.) high
Plesch collection (AGv 17A); acquired from Mansour Gallery, London, June 1995.
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Cf. A. von Saldern, Glas von der Antike bis zum Jugendstil, Mainz, 1980, p. 94, no. 87 for similar.
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