Ancient Roman Glass Double Balsamarium with Applied Handles

GBP 650.00

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Object Description

A fine Ancient Roman double balsarium in pale blue glass, decorated by an applied glass trail decoration. The vessel is composed of two conjoined tubular phials with slightly flared and thickened rims. Two applied handles further enrich the balsarium, stretching from its body and folding onto the rim. An additional basket-handle features at the top, marked by deep grooves. A beautiful iridescence and some encrustation cover the vessel.

Date: Circa 3rd -4th Century AD

Object Condition

Good Condition

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:6.8 x H:15.6 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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