4 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A CONNECTICUT PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A ROMAN GLASS JUG
CIRCA LATE 1ST-EARLY 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Pale blue-green in color, free-blown, with a bulbous ovoid body on a pad base, the cylindrical neck tapering slightly, then flaring to the funnel mouth, the rim folded in, the applied ribbed strap handle dropped onto the shoulder, drawn up and joined to the rim
7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) high
English Private Collection, 1960s-1970s.
with Christopher Sheppard, England, 2007.
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