Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

ROMAN WHEEL-CUT GLASS FLASK

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on April 1, 2018

Roman wheel-cut flask (10R)

Date: Second-Third Century   H: 12.5 cm

Remards:A large flask in a bluish-green color has a globular body with a flattened base.  The straight cylindrical neck ends with a small inward-folded collar rim. The body is decorated with five wheel-cut bands of alternating widths.  A thin layer of iridescence is scattered over the piece. A tiny strain crack appears inside the neck, otherwise it is intact.  The bottle may be from Asia Minor modern Turkey.

Referance: Const. Max. # 125, Hayes 1975 # 146, Baracat # GF90,G04

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