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ROMAN CYLINDRICAL JUG

Posted in 2. Ancient Glass, Roman Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on November 9, 2016

71R ROMAN CYLINDRICAL JUG

Transparent light green glass jug, body blown in a full-size mold neck and rim free blown.  The horizontal mouth applied with a rim coil and reeded strap handle laid on from shoulder to rim.  Pin prick bubbles and pontil mark.  Isings Form 126.

H: 17 cm, Date 4th Century AD

Reference: Hayes, Royal Ontario Museum, 1975 #364, Verres Antiques et De L’Islam, Paris 1985 #275, Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery 1980 #132, Auth, Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum, 1976 #132, Groen v.d. en Rossum v.- Romeins glas uit particulier bezit, Thermenmus Heerlen,Joop van der Groen, Hans van Rossum, 2011#211, Trier and Naumann-Steckner, Zerbrechlicher Luxus: Koln-ein Zentrum antiker Glaskunt, P.62

Note: This form sometimes is seen with lightly incised geometric motifs.  See: Stern, Roman, Byzantine and Early Medieval Glass, 2001 #59, Trier and Naumann-Steckner, Zerbrechlicher Luxus: Koln-ein Zentrum antiker Glaskunt, P.137

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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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