A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ANCIENT GLASS
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
TWO ROMAN GLASS VESSELS
Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.
Including a bottle, olive-green in color, free-blown, the bulbous pointed body with rounded shoulders, the funnel mouth with thick dark green trailing applied under the rim and wound spirally along the neck, on a round base; and a jug, blue-green in color, free-blown, the cylindrical body with rounded horizontal shoulders and a cylindrical neck, the rim folded out, down and up, the body with five wheel cut horizontal bands, and a single applied ribbed strap handle, on a slightly concave base
5¾ in. (14.6 cm) high for the taller (2)
Tarshish, Jerusalem, 1980 (bottle)
Fortuna Fine Arts, Ltd., New York, 1987 (jug)