25 October 2006
A ROMAN GREEN GLASS BOWL
1ST CENTURY A.D.
Mould-blown with a band of fine ribbing around the side, with slightly recessed vertical rim, the base of the vessel with three raised concentric ribs, on shallow foot, patches of silvery iridescence
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam.
Formerly in the Mr and Mrs Andrew Constable Maxwell collection of ancient glass: sold Sotheby's London, 4-5 June 1979, lot 129.
Japanese private collection.
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Collection label reading "ACM" on base.
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