Roman Glass Flask with Applied Handles

GBP 895.00

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Object Description

A pale green Roman glass flask featuring a rounded body with a wide, cylindrical neck. The neck leads to a large, pinched rim. Two trailed handles have been applied from mouth to body, in the same pale green glass. The base is flat, inverting slightly. Within the neck there is a folded diaphragm with a constricted opening, to allow for the careful pouring of liquids. This flask is known as a sprinkler flask

Date: Circa 2nd – 4th century AD

Object Condition

Condition: Very fine. Some areas of encrustation and iridescence.

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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