Roman Amber Glass Beaker
An extraordinary Eastern Imperial Roman blown amber glass straightwalled beaker on thick thread foot, with polished rim. Intact, finest quality, with pearlescent iridescence.
Roman 2nd - 3rd C. AD
Height: 7.5 cm. (2 15/16 in.)
Width: 9.3 cm. (3 11/16 in.)
German private collection assembled 1950's-1970's, F. Gassner (1907-2005).
Exhibited: Antiquarium Ltd. with Salon 94; Frieze Masters, London (5-8 October 2017) (2017) Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VI. (New York, 2008) p.42
Comparandum:Platz-Horster, Gertrud ; Antikenmuseum Berlin. Antike Glaser 11.1976-02.1977 (Berlin, 1976) p.75, no.148