Roman - Glass 'Carafe' Bottle
Antiquities - Roman
GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 350 - 470
USD ($) 370 - 500
Sold for (Inc. premium): £460
Circa 3rd century AD. A bottle of simple blown form with flared lip and a single applied spiral bead to the neck, the base dimpled and showing a pontil scar; the glass with a hint of blue-green coloration. 195mm tall. Very fine and undamaged. Slight efflourescence to the external body surface.
Ex old English collection; believed found in the UK, circa 1930.
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH
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Lot No. 538