Roman Blown Glass Toasting Cup with Cut Rim
etched decoration and inscription: "Drink and Live Long/ Drink, May You Live"
4th Century AD
Height: 6.5 cm. (2 9/16 in.)
Width: 6.1 cm. (2 7/16 in.)
ex: private European collection, 1980's or earlier
Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIII (New York, 2015) p.24
cf. Sotheby Parke Bernet; The Constable-Maxwell Collection of Ancient Glass. (London, 06.04-05.1979) pp.146-147 no.256 (for inscription)