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ROMAN COBALT BLUE ACETABULUM

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on May 9, 2016

ROMAN COBALT BLUE ACETABULUM of A Private Dutch Collection of Roman Glass

ROMAN COBALT BLUE ACETABULUM

ROMAN COBALT BLUE ACETABULUM

Date: 1st Century AD (Isings form 69a), Italy

Size: H = 5.8 cm, D = 8.5cm (rim)
Condition: Intact
Description: Cobalt blue hemispherical cup . Rim with rounded lip, at bottom of the rim a folded tubular flange. Wall curves in at top, base disc-shaped formed by tooling.
Provenance: Frides Lameris Amsterdam NL
Exhibited: Thermenmuseum Heerlen (NL), ‘Roman Glass from private collections’, 29 April – 28 August 2011, exp. no. 13;
Museum Honig Breethuis (NL) ’Fascinating luxury of Antiquity’, 12 November 2011– 30 January 2012 , exp no. 7

Published: ‘Romeins Glas uit particulier bezit’ (2011)
De Oude Flesch (2011)
Ref: The Allaire collection (61R); Joop van der Groen (Roman acetabulum)

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