5 December 2012
Property from the Paul and Helen Zuckerman Collection
TWO ROMAN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASKS
CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
The globular bodies both constricted on the interiors at the base of their necks; one pale yellow in color, with eight vertical pinched ribs, each with two nubs, the cylindrical neck flaring slightly at the rim; and one blue-green in color, with small pinched nubs, the wide funnel mouth with an outfolded horizontal shallow rib
Taller: 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm.) high (2)
Acquired by Paul and Helen Zuckerman, Detroit, 1960s-1970s.
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