Ancient Roman Blue Glass Flask

GBP 3,000.00

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Object Description

An exquisite deep cobalt blue moulded glass flask from the Roman Empire. The flask features an oval body, a visible seam on either side of which, meeting at the flat base. A long thin neck ends in an out folded rim. This beautiful flask features a central panel of foliate decoration, between other two comprising ribbed detail. An incredibly charming example of Ancient Roman glass, featuring a beautiful visual display and a luminous silvery-light blue iridescence which further embellishes the item.

Circa 1st-3rd Century AD.

Object History

Ex S.M. collection, London, 1948-2000.

Object Condition

Extremely fine, some earthly deposits.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:3.5 x H:7.5 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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