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Eastern Imperial Roman Amber Bottle

A free-blown bright amber "honey" glass bottle with a spherical body, long tubular neck and flared mouth. Intact, with original polish to surface and crystalline patina.

 

1st - 3rd Centuries AD

 

Height: 14.4 cm.     (5 11/16 in.)

Ex: private Near Eastern collection of Mnsr. Z.H. (d. 2015), by descent from his father (d. 1955). Property of Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, acquired from Mnsr. Z.H. in New York, September 2002

 

(#gl3565rm)

 

Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

 

 

 

Comparandum:

Kunina, Nina ; Ancient Glass in the Hermitage Collection (St. Petersburg, 1997) no.212

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