AN EARLY IMPERIAL ROMAN AQUAMARINE BLOWN GLASS CARCHESIUM, OR KRATERISKOS

Isings form 36a

intact

Köln or Aquilea, 2nd half of the 1st Century AD

Height: 13.7 cm. (5 3/8 in.)

Width: 15.7 cm. (6 3/16 in.)

#9780

Ex: German family collection, 1960s–1970s by repute, thence a Swiss private collection. Swiss market by 1991.

Published: Antiquarium; Ancient Treasures XX. (London, 2022) p.36

Comparanda: Whitehouse, David ; Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass v.1 (Corning, 1997) Kunina, Nina ; Ancient Glass in the Hermitage Collection (St. Petersburg, 1997) no.184