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Roman Glass


RG072
Roman light yellow glass Janus head tall flask.
2nd - early 3rd century AD.
H. 11.3cm (4.5 in.).
Intact. Fine patina.
Ex. French collection 1950’s
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The head flask with tall cylindrical neck, and a double folded rim.
The Janus double head, blown in two parts mold, with rounded faces with chubby features, large eyes, rounded cheeks and chin and small nose. The hair is depicted with thick round curls.

The head flask is outstanding for the high height and the fine modeling of the faces.
                       
Cf. For smaller parallels:
Stern, E. M., Toledo Museum of Art, 1995, No. 149.



Stern, E. M., Roman Mold-blown Glass. The First Through Sixth Centuries, The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, 1995.

 

 


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