Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

PRIVATE COLLECTOR’S MONTH

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on July 7, 2017

ROMAN DRINKING GLASS FROM THE RHINELAND

The Augustinus Collection of Ancient Glass

roman-drinking-glass-from-the-rhineland

2nd. half 1st. to 3.rd century A.D.    Isings form 36 H: 8.05 cm  W: 7.21   D-Rim: 7.89 cm  D-Foot: 3.3 cm.

 

Technique: Free blown; rounded rim, standing ring applied.

Description: Transparant clear glass with a tinge of blue; mouth slightly splaying; rim rounded; body narrowing at one quarter from the rim, widening towards the base; footring pinched in the centre of the concave bottom, visible from inside the glass.

Condition: Complete, intact, unbroken,; slightly iridescent on the underside, weathered, with adhering sand.

Remarks: A variation to the type called Carchesium, according to Sennequier.

Provenance: From a private collection Krefeld, Germany, hence in a private collection in the Netherlands.

Reference: Morin-Jean,1911, form: 98. Isings,1957, form 36b, p.50. Fremersdorf, Die Farblose Glaeser, p. 18, nr 46. Sennequier,1986, p. 48-49, nr. 14. Loeschcke: Slg. Niessen 52, nr: 871,Taf. 46.

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