London, South Kensington
28 April 2009
A ROMAN PALE GREEN BLOWN GLASS FLASK
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
The squat biconical body with five dimpled indentations, with slightly flaring cylindrical neck pinched in at base, the concave base with applied circular ring, remains of trail around the neck, iridescence
5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high
Plesch collection (AGv 13); acquired from Galerie Arete, Zurich, January 1972.
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Cf. A. von Saldern et al., Gläser der Antike: Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer, Köln, 1974, p. 217, no. 627, for similar.
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