London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A ROMAN GREEN GLASS ARYBALLOS
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
With thick-walled spherical body, short neck and everted rim, two applied ring handles through which are threaded bronze rings with chains attached at far end to single hanging ring
3½ in. (9 cm.) high
Acquired from a German private collection, 1971.
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