11 June 2003,
Price realised USD 4,541
USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A ROMAN GLASS MODIOLUS
Circa Late 1st-2nd Century A.D.
Yellow-green in color, free-blown, with a slightly bulging wide cylindrical body, the rim folded down, up, out and in, into a deep flange, the base folded out, with a single vertical handle
5 1/8 in. (12.9 cm) high
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The name modiolus derives from the Latin modius for grain measuring basket. In the diminutive form, modiolus refers to a drinking vessel designed roughly in the form of a modius.
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