4 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF AMBASSADOR EDWARD ELLIOT ELSON
THREE ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.
All pale green in color, free-blown, one a globular jar, the flaring rim folded in, on a concave base; and two beakers, one with a biconical body and a rounded rim, on a flaring foot, with four sets of thin incised grooves; and one with a long cylindrical body, flaring at the rim and above the concave base
Jar: 3 in. (7.6 cm.) high (3)
Jar: acquired in the 1970s-1980s.
Beakers: The Alfred Wolkenberg Collection of Ancient Glass; Christie's, London, 9 July 1991, lot 64 (part).
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Beaker with incision: Memphis, Tennessee, Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Ancient Glass, Alfred Wolkenberg Collection, October 1964 - January 1965, no. 91.
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