Imperial Roman Blown Aubergine Glass Bottle
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Free-blown, with fine white thread wrapped over the entire

bulbous body, a long tapered neck and flared mouth. Intact, very thin fabric with crystalline iridescent patina.

 

Julio Claudian or slightly later, 1st Century AD

 

Height: 15.6 cm.     (6 1/8 in.)

Ex: private European collection, 1980s. Property of Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, acquired on the European market, April 2001.

 

(#3172)

 

Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

 

 

 

Comparandum:

Von Saldern, Axel,et al; Gläser der Antike : Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer (Hamburg, 1974) p.221-23, nos. 645, 646, 648

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