26 April 2006
A ROMAN GREEN GLASS CONICAL BEAKER OR LAMP
4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
The body with a band of 11 applied blue glass blobs, 7 in. (18 cm.) high; a green glass sprinkler flask with fine diagonal ribbing on the body, circa 3rd-4th Century A.D., 4 in. (10 cm.) high; a green glass aryballos with spherical body and twin applied handles, circa 1st-2nd Century A.D., 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high; a green glass cup with stepped vertical rim, circa 1st Century A.D., 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam.; a pale aubergine glass flask with spherical body and flaring mouth, circa 3rd-4th Century A.D., 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high; two green glass unguentaria, 2nd-3rd Century A.D., 7½ in. (19 cm.) high max.; a small silver-white iridescent glass flask with conical body, the tall neck with twin folded collars, circa 6th-8th Century A.D., 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high; a green glass bottle with cylindrical body and slender mouth, circa 9th-10th Century A.D., 6 in. (15 cm.) high; and a bone pin, the terminal decorated with incised concentric circles, 5 in. (12.5 cm.) long (10)
Acquired from a Henry Spencer and Sons' country house sale in Lincolnshire, early 1970s.
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