A ROMAN GLASS JUG
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.
Amber in color, free blown, the lentoid body on a flat base, with a cylindrical neck cinched at the join to the body, flaring towards the wide mouth, the rim folded in, the handle joined to the shoulder, pulled up to the rim and then tooled into a thumb-rest
5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) high
with Bluett & Sons, London, 28 October 1969.
Dr. E.T. Hall, Oxford.
The Collection of the late Professor E.T. Hall, C.B.E (1924-2001); Antiquities, Christie's, London, 20 April, 2005, lot 182.