Roman Blue Glass Flask with Trailing

GBP 775.00

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Object Description

A very fine Roman flask blown from blue glass featuring a globular body with tapering shoulders leading to a cylindrical neck with a slightly flared rim. The flask sits upon a flat circular foot which displays a small pontil mark. Dark blue trailing encompasses the neck creating a spiral pattern. Two dark blue handles have been attached to either side of the vessel from the rim to the shoulder. Each feature two loops, one above each other, with a larger loop below.

Date: Circa 4th-5th century AD

Object Condition

Excellent condition, some encrustation visible to the surface.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:5.7 x H:9.4 centimeters

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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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