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TRAILED ROMAN GLASS JUG WITH LOOP HANDLE

Posted in 2. Ancient Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Roman Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on May 27, 2016

TRAILED ROMAN GLASS JUG WITH LOOP HANDLE

69R Roman Jug with Loop Handle

69R Roman Jug with Loop Handle

H: 21.1 cm (incl. handle) Date: 4th century

Remarks: This small jug is shaped with a wide body tapering sharply down to a pad foot.  The trumpet mouth is decorated with spiral self-trailing, repeated again on the neck.  A thick handle laid on at the shoulder raised to the rim terminating with a high loop. Condition is intact.

Reference: Verres Antiques et de L’islam, Paris, June 1985 lot 503, Ancient Glass  in the Israel Museum, 2033, 210 (Trefoil Mouth), Fascinating Fragility, Nico Bijnsdorp, 2010, #NFG 179, P330, Romeins Glas-een prive collectie, Joop van der Groen, 2014 P.78&79: VD6 062 (Trefoil Mouth), Christie’s Antiquities Dec. 11, 2014, lot # 178 (Trefoil Mouth)

Published: Sotheby’s June 23, 1989 Lot 568

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