Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

Roman Glass Pilgrim or Lentoid Flask

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on September 28, 2018

50R Pilgrim Flask H: 13.8 cm Date: 3rd to 4th Century

 Remarks:This late Roman glass is a colorless pilgrim flask with blue handles.  It is called this because of its flattened shape making it easy to slip into a bag carried by a traveler.

Published: Solid Liquid Catalogue (#188 p. 103) ex. Shalom Collection

Ref: Kofler Truniger #44, EDE #7-49, Benzian Collection #101, Newark # 171, #459, Mersey Side #A20, Royal Ontario #389, Barakat p. 9

Also see Venetian pilgrim flask click on the link below

Facon de Venise Glass Pilgrim Flask

 

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