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ROMAN GLASS LAMP WITH BLUE BLOBS

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on January 29, 2021

57R Roman Lamp with Blue Blobs of the Allaire collection

Height: 8.2 cm  Weight: 43.4g Date: Fourth Century

Description: A pale yellowish-green glass lamp or possibly a cup decorated with a series of blue glass dots. This small lamp has a wheel-cut line circling the body. The object is in excellent condition, intact with very slight weathering.

References: Romische GlasKunst und Wandmalerei, Michael J. Klein, 1999 p. 140, Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass Vol. I, David Whitehouse, 1997 #371

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