London, South Kensington
28 April 2009
A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS OVAL DISH
2ND-4TH CENTURY A.D.
Of oval form on ring base, the rim slightly turned down, a pinched spur at one end
9¾ in. (25 cm.) long
Plesch collection (AGh 25); acquired from Spink, London, May 1971.
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This delicate dish is of uncommon shape. The type appears to be from Egypt, for similar, cf. D. B. Harden et al., Masterpieces of Glass, British Museum, London, 1968, p. 82, no. 106.
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