6 December 2007
TWO ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. AND 4TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
Including a bottle, pale-green in color, free-blown, with a globular body and cylindrical neck tapering toward the rim, the flat rim folded out then in, on a concave base; and a lentoid flask, pale-green in color, free-blown, with a cylindrical neck ground flat at the lip, on a flat base
Lentoid flask: 12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high (2)
Collection of Irving Bernstein (d. 1997).
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, Thomaston, Maine, 27 May 2007, lots 889 (bottle) and 818 (flask).
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For a similar lentoid flask from the Eastern Mediterranean, see no. 357 in Israeli, et al., Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum.
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