Ancient Roman Pinched Flask

GBP 350.00

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Object Description

An ancient Roman light green flask with a piriform body adorned by six pinched decorations around the middle of the body and a long cylindrical neck with tooling at the base and an everted collared and rolled rim. The flask’s base is concave. This piece has the colour of ancient glass in its natural state – bluish green that resulted from the iron oxide present in the silica or the sand.

Period: 3rd – 4th century AD

Object Condition

Very fine, intact, with earthy encrustations over the whole.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:7.5 x H:14.8 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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