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Roman Glass Cylindrical Bottle, Eastern Mediteranian, c. 3rd - 4th Century A.D.
"Cylindrical bottles of the third and fourth centuries are characterized by two types of mouth: one folded in and flattened as in this example, and the other the more common funnel mouth with a trailed-on ring underneath. Both types are consistently pale green." - Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery by Susan B. Matheson
AGA29977. Cylindrical bottle; Isings form 102a, cf. Newark Museum 446, Yale Gallery 221 - 223, Corning Museum of Glass I 308, complete and intact
, height 9.0 cm (3 5/8"); free-blown, marvered to shape, pale green, cylindrical body slightly wider at the top, rim folded and flattened, slightly concave bottom; encrustation, enamel-like weathering, some iridescence; SOLD
Catalog current as of Sunday, July 21, 2019.
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