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Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on June 9, 2019

Cylindrical Roman Glass Jug From The Windmill Collection of Roman Glass

Date: Late 1st – 2nd Century AD, Roman Empire Sizes: H = 10.0 cm     D = 10.0 cm

Provenance: Dutch private collection

Description: Light blue-green cylindrical squat bottle, probably manufactured in the mold with a flattened bottom. No pontil mark. The short neck is free-blown and runs in a slight bend to the mouth that has been bent out, folded down and up again and then flattened. The strap handled jug has four ribs and has been put on from the shoulders with a post of glass separately, fed up and placed against the neck and lower part of the edge.

Condition: Intact

Classification: Isings (1957), form 51a, Fleming (1999), type MS 5128 (handle)

References: John & Carole Allaire Collection 73R; Mimara Archeological Museum Zagreb (Ratkovic-Bukovcan 2004 , 11002);

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