Lot 21: Roman Glass Vessel - Ribbed Body
27 October 2016
Louisville, CO, USALive Auction
Roman Empire, ca. 1st to 3rd century CE. A stunning and petite mold-blown glass vessel of unusual yellow hues and brilliant areas of rainbow iridescence, with a dimpled base, no broken pontil which suggests it was mold blown, a beautifully ribbed, near-spherical body, gently flaring neck, and out-folded rim. Simply outstanding! Size: 2.5" W x 3" H (6.4 cm x 7.6 cm)
Provenance: Ex-Private New York Collection,
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Condition Report: Stable fissures as shown. Still a lovely example with gorgeous yellow coloring and rainbow iridescence.