London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A ROMAN GREEN GLASS CONICAL BEAKER OR LAMP
CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
The conical body with everted rim, on ring foot, with three applied green glass blobs, 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high; a Roman green glass jug, the body decorated with vertical ribs, applied trail around the neck, 5½ in. (14 cm.) high; a Roman green glass flask, the ovoid body decorated with applied wavy trails, 6 in. (15 cm.) high; and a Roman green glass jug, the barrel-shaped body with wide strap handle, 4¼ in. (11 cm.) high, all circa 1st-3rd Century A.D. (4)
Acquired on the European art market in the 1980s.
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