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Roman Glass Flask

with interior “trapped threads” created by pinching the glass bubble before inflation

3rd-4th Centuries AD

Height: 10.5 cm. (4 1/8 in.)


ex: a private European collection, 1980’s-1990’s

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XII. (New York, 2014) p.30

Comparandum: Auth, Susan ; Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum (Newark, 1976) p.128, no.158 Harden, Donald; Masterpieces of Glass (London, 1968) p.90, no.125

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