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Roman Glass


RG034
Roman light purple glass putto Janus head flask.
3rd century AD
Height: 10.8 cm. (4 1/4 in.)
Intact. White stain on one nose.
Ex. Israeli collection, prior to 2000.
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The flask body blown into two parts mold in the form of a Janus head, with two faces of Putto, with chubby features.
A cylindrical neck with flaring folded rim.


Cf. Stern, E.M., The Toledo Museum of Art, 1995, pp. 232-234, fig. 145, 146.
 



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

 


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