Ancient Roman Ribbed Glass Flask

GBP 150.00

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Object Description

A pale green Roman glass featuring a globular body and wide neck. Vertical ribbing features across the whole of the body in even intervals. The vessel likely was likely filled with cosmetic products.

Object Literature

Auth, S.H., Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum, 1976, no. 537, Timeline Originals

Parallel for the shape: Matheson, S. B., Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery, 1980, no. 348.

Object Condition

Very good. Large areas of natural earthy encrustations.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:6.9 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565

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