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ROMAN COBALT BLUE GLASS AMPHORISKOS

Mold-blown, the ovoid body with concentric horizontal ridges and a pointed base, with a cylindrical neck, flaring mouth, the rim folded out then in, and twin vertical handles.

Later 1st Century AD

H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm.)

Ex Connecticut private collection, acquired in the 1970s.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2009, no. 130.

For the type see: Stern, Roman Mold-blown Glass, pp. 158-159, nos. 66-67.

CNS01
$4,000


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