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Roman Glass


RG111
Roman molded golden amber glass “Grapes” flask.
3rd century AD.
H. 13.1 cm (5 1/8 in.)
Intact. Fine golden and silvery iridescence.
Ex. W.B. Private Collection, Canada, 1960-70’s
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The oval body blown into two parts mold with grapes design on base ring with pontil mark. A long cylindrical neck with folded ring shoulder and flaring rim folded out and inward.

Cf. Israeli, Y., The Israel Museum, 2003, p. 310, fig. 414.
Stern, E. M., 1995, The Toledo Museum of Art, p.191, fig. 120.

Kunina, N., The Hermitage Collection, 1997, p.116, fig. 81, cat. 151.


Israeli, Y., Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, Jerusalem, 2003.
Stern, E. M., Roman Mold-blown Glass. The First Through Sixth Centuries, The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, 1995.
Kunina, N., Ancient Glass in the Hermitage Collection, St. Petersburg, ARS Publishing House, 1997.


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