27 - 29 April 2010
FOUR ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
CIRCA 2ND-5TH CENTURY A.D.
Including a colourless translucent spherical flask, with tall neck, the everted rim with applied blue spiral decoration; a pale green double balsamarium, the twin bodies with applied spiral decoration and zigzag trail above, mounted; a green glass piriform handled juglet, the lower part of the neck and under the rim with applied spiral bands; and a green glass flask with quadrilateral pinched body
17.6 cm. high max. (4)
Acquired between the 1960s and the 1990s. Old collection label reading: Prive collectie C. A. Hessing, 14 (item three).
Acquired from R.J.H. Ramselaar, Blaricum.
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(1) + (2): Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw W.G. Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, nos. 790 and 787.
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