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Roman Glass


RG132
Roman molded amber glass grapes flask
3rd-4th century AD.
H. 14 cm.
Intact. Richly iridescent.

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The flask with oval body blown into two parts mold with grapes design, on a base ring.
A cylindrical neck with folded rim.
 
This flask is an uncommon type of the grapes flask. For the common type -
Cf. Israeli, Y., Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, Jerusalem, 2003. p. 310, fig. 414.
Stern, E. M., Roman Mold-blown Glass. The First Through Sixth Centuries, The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, 1995. p.191, fig. 120.
 

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