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Roman (Rhineland Workshop), 3 Clear Cut Glass Fragments, 2nd Century A.D.
From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. Ex Robert Haas collection.
Wheel-cut decorative patterns were used primarily on colorless glass vessels. The wheel cut lines vary in depth, width and length and may be rounded or v-shaped, and the most common form is a series of horizontal lines. The technique has been used since the Hellenistic period. Wheel-incised geometric patterns were especially popular in the fourth century.
AA32384. 3 clear faceted bowl shards
, wheel cut lines, in rectangles with cross
hatched sectioned, one 4.4 cm (1 3/4") and two 3.8 cm (1 1/2"); $40.00
Catalog current as of Monday, May 20, 2019.
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