Roman Blue Glass Cosmetic Tube

GBP 1,600.00

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Object Description

A Roman glass cosmetic tube in dark blue glass; of tubular form with smoothly rounded interior and thick glass walls formed of heavily twisted opaque glass, standing on slightly rounded integral base.

Condition: Complete and intact except for the tip of one handle missing and chip to body. One side with light weathering discolouration to glass.

Circa 5th-6th century A.D.

For similar: see tube 50.1558, page 147; Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum; Susan H. Auth / item 233; The Constable-Maxwell Collection of Ancient Glass; Sotheby 1979.

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    H:11 centimeters

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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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