Small Eastern Imperial Roman free blown aubergine glass trefoil mouthed oinochoe
With delicate thread handle. Intact, with iridescent patina.
2nd - 3rd Centuries AD
Height: 8.5 cm. (3 3/8 in.)
Width: 4.7 cm. (1 7/8 in.)
Ex: private Detroit collection, Mrs. Margaret Demant (d. 2018), 1970s. Property of Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, acquired from Mrs. Demant in trade, October 1998.
Comparandum:Stern, E. Marianne & Birgit Schlick-Nolte; Early Glass of the Ancient World. 1600BC-AD50. The Ernesto Wolf Collection (Ostfildern, 1994) no.90