AN IMPERIAL ROMAN AQUAMARINE BLOWN GLASS CUP
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With a constricted rounded lip and pinched vertical ribs about the base.

 

Eastern Empire, perhaps 1st Century AD (ref. Whitehouse)

 

Height: 6.5 cm.     (2 9/16 in.)

Width: 7 cm.     (2 3/4 in.)

 

Ex: European private collection by the 1980s by repute. European market by 2001.

 

#3153

 

Published:

Antiquarium; Ancient Treasures XX. (London, 2022) p.39

 

Comparanda:

Whitehouse, David ; Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass v.1 (Corning, 1997) p. 110, no. 167

Kisa, Anton ; Das Glas in Altertume v.3 (Leipzig, 1908)

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