Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

PRIVATE COLLECTOR’S MONTH

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on July 4, 2017

Roman Glass Carchesium of The Windmill Collection of Roman Glass

2016-Roman glass carchesium

Date: Late 1st-2nd Century AD (Isings form 36b), Rhineland

Size: H = 10.3 cm              D = 9.8 cm

Condition: intact

Description: Freeblown pale green bell-shaped beaker with applied foot. Rim plain and rounded, wall tapers, then splays to carination with slight overhang, below which it tapers sharply to bottom. No pontil mark.

Provenance: Private collection Cologne (Germany)

Ref.: Gallo-Roman Museum Tongres (Belgium); Kunstpalast Museum Dusseldorf (Germany); Rijksmuseum voor Oudheden, Leiden (Netherlands).

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