Ancient Roman Aubergine Glass Jar

GBP 1,500.00

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Object Description

A beautiful Ancient Roman jar, blown from aubergine-coloured glass. It features a concave base which displays a pontil mark, leading to a globular body with a short, slightly inverted neck. The vessel is further enriched with horizontal concentric wheel-cut markings, spaced evenly in three bands across the body. Earthly encrustation is visible to the interior and exterior along with blue iridescence to the surface.

Date: Circa 1st Century AD

Object History

Acquired 1970-1999. London collection of the late Mr S.M., thence by descent.

Object Condition

Extremely fine condition. Spots of iridescence on the surface.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:11 x H:9 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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