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Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on December 12, 2016

119E MEROVINGIAN GLASS BOWL of the Allaire collection

119E Merovingian Bowl Allaire Collection

119E Allaire Collection

H: 6.5 cm, Diameter 8.5 cm, Date 5th Century

Description: Free blown transparent light green with faint swirls of red (manganese) visible. The hemispherical form has a flat knocked-off rim, flattened base, center slightly depressed, no pontil mark. Bowl is in excellent condition.

References: Roman, Byzantine and Early Medieval Glass: 10 BCE-700 CE, E. Marianne Stern, 2001, Cat. 191 (tooled projections), Memoires de Verre, Catherine Vaudour, 2009, #161

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