Roman Glass Small Double Balsamarium

GBP 975.00

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Object Description

A beautiful example of a Roman glass double balsamarium, made from a semi-translucent green glass. The body widens at the base and at the mouths, and is decorated with applied spiral trails in a silver-green colouring. The entirety of the piece is covered with a silver film that has the same effect on the eye as Mother of Pearl.

Date: 4th-5th century AD

Object Condition

Very good condition. Some earthenware in the interior.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:1.5 x H:10.5 centimeters

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By appointment only.

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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
London
SW1Y 4AA