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.)

#4758

German private collection assembled 1950's­-1970's, F. Gassner (1907­-2005).

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