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TWO-HANDLED BEAKER OR SKYPHOS

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on February 17, 2012

TWO-HANDLED BEAKER OR SKYPHOS of A Private Dutch Collection of Roman Glass

two-handled beaker or scyphos

two-handled beaker or skyphos

1st Century A.D., (Isings form 39), Rhineland (Germany)

Size:H = 6.8 cm, D = 12.5 cm
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition
Description: Greenish free-blown footed beaker or ‘skyphos’ with straight walls, everted rim and hollow glass thread. Two handles in same color.
Exhibited: Museum Honig Breethuis (NL) ’Fascinating luxury of Antiquity’ 12 November 2011– 30 January 2012 , exp no. 34
Provenance: Private collection Cologne (Germany)

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