THE PROPERTY OF MR. DAVID GILES
A ROMAN GLASS FLASK
Circa 1st Century A.D.
Dark and light blue in color, with transparent streaks, mold-blown, the spherical body with a four-petalled rosette in raised outline, scrolling foliage between the petals, on a flat base, the long cylindrical neck free-blown, the rim infolded, with twin blue vertical handles
3¼ in. (8.3 cm) high
Asian Collection, purchased between 1968-1972
Antiquities, Christie's New York, 8 June 2001, lot 218