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Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on August 10, 2018

Double headed Large Medusa flask of David Giles


This is a very large (15cm) double headed Medusa flask, in aubergine (manganese) colored glass. The flask was made in two-part mold with a pontil mark on the base. Date is 3rd/4th century AD.  Parallels can be found at The Louvre Museum, Newark Museum and Miho Museum.

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  1. theozandbergen said, on August 10, 2018 at 8:43 am

    David, thanks for posting this very rare object

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