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ROMAN GLASS BEAKER

Posted in 2. Ancient Glass, Roman Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on November 6, 2016

70R ROMAN GLASS BEAKER

The beaker is made of colorless glass with a slight greenish tint and has a hint of iridescence.  It was blown with ribs applied to the parison, inflated further and a thin trail applied below rim.  The 15 ribs are straight with a very slight swirl.

H: 10.2 cm, Rim D: 8.5 cm, Date: 1st – early 2nd century, Possibly Western

Reference: Glaser Der Antike, Sammlung Erwin Opperlander, 1974 #650, Whitehouse, Roman Glass in the Corning Museum, Vol 2, 2001 #657 (Swirled ribs), Ancient Glass, Charles Ede Limited, 2006 #24 (swirled ribs)

70R ROMAN GLASS BEAKER, H: 10.2 cm, Rim D: 8.5 cm, Date: 1st - early 2nd century, Possibly Western

70R ROMAN GLASS BEAKER, H: 10.2 cm, Rim D: 8.5 cm, Date: 1st – early 2nd century, Possibly Western

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