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TWIN-LOOPED ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on May 20, 2019

TWIN-LOOPED BOTTLE of Hans van Rossum

Date: 5th century AD | Found: in the surrounding area of Sebaste (Samaria-Israel)

Size:↑12.7 cm | ø 7.0 cm | Weight: 94 g

Technique: Free blown, handles applied

Description: Transparent yellowish green glass, piriform body, long cylindrical neck, wide mouth. Tubular rim folded outward and inward. Twin-looped handles applied on the shoulder, drawn up and nearly attached along the neck, drawn up again and attached to the edge of the rim. Highly indented base with pontil mark.

Condition: Intact and almost clear

Provenance: Jerusalem art market, Jerusalem 12 January 2005

Reference: Fire and Sand, Ancient Glass in the Princeton University Art Museum, A. Antonaras no. 212, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum, The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, Y. Israeli nos. 352 – 354 The Constable-Maxwell Collection of Ancient Glass no. 205 Gorny & Mosch Munich, Auktion Kunst der Antike no. 202, 14. December 2011 lot 134

This is a link to a second twin-looped handled bottle in the Hans van Rossum collection: TWIN-LOOPED HANDLE BOTTLE

 

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