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Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on July 5, 2016

EGYPTIAN DEEP BOWL of The Windmill Collection of Roman Glass



4th-5th Century AD, Egypt (Fayum)
Size: H = 7.7 cm D = 13.8 cm

Classification: III.A.1(b).1 (Harden, Karanis deep bowl)


Description: Free-blown transparent yellowish-green bowl with applied and tooled foot. Pontil mark.

Provenance: The Alfred Wolkenberg Collection 1991

Ref.: Musée du Louvre II, no.1195, D.Whitehouse I no.107, N.F.Bijnsdorp, no.134

Exhibited: Brookes Memorial Art Gallery (Memphis, Tennessee) 1964, Thermen Museum Heerlen (NL), ‘Roman Glass from Private collections’, 29 April-28 August 2011,, Museum Honig Breethuis Zaandijk (NL), ‘Fascinating luxury from Antiquity’, 12 November 2011-30 January, exp. no 10

Published: Michael Milkovich, Ancient Glass from the Alfred Wolkenberg collection (1964) no.58, P.E.Cuperus, A Collection of Roman Glass 2009, no.113, Romeins Glas uit Particulier bezit (2011)

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