London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A ROMAN MOULD-BLOWN CLEAR GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
The spherical body decorated with moulded herringbone design, the short constricted neck with flaring rim; another similar, green glass, both 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high; a Roman pale green glass 'date' flask, mould-blown, the body imitating the wrinkled skin of the fruit, short neck, 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high; two Roman clear glass beakers, with decorative wheel-cut exterior lines, 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high max.; four miniature glass vessels, 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) high max., all circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.; a large heavy green glass squat unguentarium, spool-shaped with large open neck and everted rim, iridescent interior, 2nd-3rd Century A.D., 3½ in. (8.8 cm.) high; and a group of other glass unguentaria, mainly Roman period (21)
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