Roman Blue Glass Jug with Flattened Handle


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Object Description

An exquisite Ancient Roman pale blue jug featuring a polygonal body with diagonal ribbing, the original translucency is still visable. The vessel displays a flat base with a large body leading to curved shoulders and a narrow cylindrical neck with a flaring rim. A thick and flattened handle is attached from the rim of the glass to the shoulder and is also decorated with ribbing.

Date: Circa 2nd-4th century AD

Object History

Provenance: From an important German collection, Munich, previously with Numisart 1990s.

Object Condition

Condition: Excellent condition. Some earthly encrustation to the surface and inside the glass.

Object Details

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+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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