Late Roman Jug with Trailing

GBP 1,650.00

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Object Description

An extremely fine translucent yellow glass Jug with trailed decoration from the Roman Empire. The vessel features a body piriform shape, leading to a cylindrical neck, a flaring mouth with a trefoil rim and rounded lip. The outside of the rim is decorated with a very fine trail of the same coloured glass, adding texture to it. An applied handle and drop stopping ridge on the neck in dark green glass complete the vessel. Very fine trailing in translucent blue-turquoise applied on the fluted body, which sits on a concave push-up base. Beautiful luminescent iridescence present on the surface.

Date: Circa 4th-5th Century AD

Object History

Ex important S.M., Mayfair collection, 1970s-90s.

Object Condition

Extremely fine, complete and intact with large patches of iridescence.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:7 x H:12 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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