London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS BEAKER
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The waisted body with single fine encircling trail below the rim, on ring foot, 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high; a colourless glass beaker with gently waisted body flaring towards the ground rim, the body decorated with five wheel-cut bands, the lower body tapered to pad foot, with concave base, slight encrustation and iridescence, circa 3rd Century A.D., 5½ in. (14 cm.) high; and another beaker similar, mould-blown with diagonal ribbing on the flaring body, with slightly everted rim, circa 4th Century A.D., 4 in. (10 cm.) high (3)
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