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Eastern Hellenistic Cast Glass Bowl

With cut and polished rim and interior wheel cut banding. A rich deep amber hue, with iridescent patina.

1st Century BC – early 1st Century AD

Intact, 4.6 x 15.3 cm (1 13/16 x 6")


Private Beirut Collection of Mr. E. Bestros. European market, 1985. Private New York collection, 1990.

Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII. (London, 2019) p.24 Antiquarium Ltd.; Reflections of Antiquity: Ancient Glass through the Ages (New York, 1989) p.6

Comparandum: Von Saldern, Axel,et al; Gläser der Antike : Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer (Hamburg, 1974) p.94, no.247

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