Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection


Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on July 7, 2019

TWO PERFUME BOTTLES of  Hans van Rossum



1st – 2nd century AD | Eastern Mediterranean.

Size↑14.8 cm | Weight 26 g | L
Size↑15.0 cm | Weight 14 g | R

Technique: Free blown, tooled

Classification: Barag 1970 type XXI 13

Description: One bottle of transparent bluish-green glass and the other of almost colorless glass, each with two bulges at the base, rim turned outward and then folded inward. Long cylindrical neck. Base slightly indented. No pontil scar.

Condition: Intact with iridescence and some slightly incrustation and weathering.

Provenance: Collection Albert Loncke, Overpelt (B) 1995

Reference: Ancient and Islamic Glass in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, A. Oliver Jr. no. 108
Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum, The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, Y. Israeli no. 247, Ancient Glass in the Hermitage Collection, N. Kunina no. 366, Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass – Vol. I, D. Whitehouse no. 250, Kunst der Antike, Galerie Günter Puhze Katalog 23 no. 147

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