AUGUSTAN ROMAN MOLDED GLASS RIBBED BOWL
With a single band cut around the interior of the mouth.A rich deep amber hue, with iridescent patina.
Augustan to Julio-Claudian, late 1st Century BC to 1st Century AD
Intact, 4.5 x 13.4 cm (1 3⁄4 x 5 1⁄4")
Private Beirut Collection ofMr. E. Bestros. European market, 1985. Private New York collection, 1990.
Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII. (London, 2019) p.25Antiquarium Ltd.; Reflections of Antiquity: Ancient Glass through the Ages (New York, 1989) p.6
Comparandum:Goldstein, Sidney; Pre-Roman & Early Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (Corning, 1979) pp.153-155 nos.327-329