Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

ROMAN DOUBLE HEADED MEDUSA GLASS FLASK

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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