Roman Rare Provenanced Glass Jar

GBP 1,750.00

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Object Description

A dark green jar of medium thickness; broad low rounded-bellied body with wide hollowed base; short neck opening out to form rounded flange with funnel-shaped mouth. Incised festoon-like decoration over the whole body. Really rare item.

Object History

From the extraordinary Collection of Sir Daniel Donohue. The majority of Sir Donohue’s collection of ancient art masterpieces was formed before March 1968, the date of his wife, Countess Bernardine’s, death.

Object Literature

For similar: cf. J.W. Hayes, Roman and Pre-Roman Glass in the Royal Ontario Museum, 1975, #326

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:9.3 centimeters
  • year
    Circa 4th century A.D.

Dealer Opening Times

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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