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GALLO-ROMAN GLASS JUG WITH TRAILING

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on April 1, 2016

GALLO-ROMAN GLASS JUG WITH TRAILING of David Giles

Date: 2nd/4th century AD,  Height: 16.9cm,  Color: Transparent light yellowy green

Description: Free blown. Integral foot tooled in. Lip of rim turned in. Trailed in spirals of the same colored glass from base of neck down to foot of vessel.  Combed handle drawn up from hip of vessel to the lip and finished with double loop standing proud of the lip. Pontil mark.

Provenance: Oberstudienrate Ohrtmann, Kiel, Germany. 1960s/1970s

Condition: Intact with patina

Comparisons: Collection Verres Antiques Monsieur D Auction Paris 3/4 June 1985 Lot 478 Page 191. ,Roman Glass in Landesmuseum, Trier, Germany – GOETHERT-POLASCHEK 1982 –  Abb. 24 Item 4 page 58

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