Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

The Windmill Collection of Roman Glass

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on July 20, 2021

The Windmill Collection of Hellenistic, Roman and Merovingian glasses

This collection of Roman Glass in the Netherlands includes about 130 pieces, dating from the 1st – 5th Century A.D. Amongst these also ancient glasses from well-known former collectors as A.Constable-Maxwell, A.Wolkenberg, J.H.Demeulenaere, P. Fremersdorf, Louis-Gabriel Bellon and P.L.W.Arts. In addition to Roman Glass, the Windmill collection also includes a number of Hellenistic (3rd Century B.C.) and Merovingian glasses (5th – 7th Century A.D.)

A few examples of this collection:

To get more information on each of the objects click on the title above the picture.

GALLO-ROMAN GLASS JAR

PURPLE ROMAN GLASS JAR WITH HANDLES

ROMAN GLASS ARYBALLOS WITH BRONZE SUSPENSION CHAIN

SMALL MEROVINGIAN GLASS BOWL

ROMAN GLASS CINERARY URN WITH HANDLES AND LID

Cinerary urn with lid, from the Windmill Collection picture made by Aad van den Born

TALL CYLINDRICAL ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE

ROMAN GLASS AMPHORA (AMPHORISKOS)

FRANKISH OR MEROVINGIAN INDENTED GLASS BOWL

ROMAN GLASS SPOON (COCHLEARIUM)

Merovingian or Frankish necklace with beads of glass pasta and amethyst

ROMAN GLASS PRISMATIC BOTTLE

CYLINDRICAL ROMAN GLASS JUG

ROMAN GLASS SIMPULUM

SMALL PRISMATIC ROMAN GLASS BOTTLES WITHOUT HANDLE

HELLENISTIC CAST GLASS KANTHAROS

ROMAN GLASS TRULLA

GALLO-ROMAN GLASS JUG WITH THUMB REST

PURPLE ROMAN GRAPE BOTTLE

MEROVINGIAN PALM CUP

ROMAN GLASS JAR WITH THREE HANDLES AND ZIG-ZAG DECORATION

HALF-OVAL ROMAN GLASS BOWL WITH BLOBS

 PRISMATIC (“MERCURY”) ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE

SMALL ONE HANDLED BARREL ROMAN GLASS JUG

ROMAN COBALT BLUE RIBBED “MELON” GLASS BOWL

TRANSLUCENT HIGH RIBBED BOWL

TRANSLUCENT HIGH RIBBED BOWL

Translucent high ribbed bowl

JUGLET WITH COBALT BLUE HANDLE

Roman juglet with cobalt blue handle The Windmill Collection of Roman Glass

MODIOLUS

TWO-HANDLED BEAKER OR SKYPHOS

Free blown technique. Two handled beaker or Skyphos From The Windmill Collection of Roman Glass

ROYAL BLUE RIBBED UNGUENTARIUM

Royal blue ribbed unguentarium

LARGE SQUARE ROMAN BOTTLE

FOUR -HANDLED SPRINKLER

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MULTI-SIDED AMPHORISKOS

MULTI-SIDED AMPHORISKOS

HEAD-SHAPED BOTTLE

EAD-SHAPED BOTTLE

EGYPTIAN DEEP BOWL

TWO ARYBALLOI

Two Aryballoi

SMALL MANGANESE JUG

SMALL MANGANESE JUG

SIDONIAN FLASK WITH OPAQUE HANDLES

SIDONIAN FLASK WITH OPAQUE HANDLES

YELLOW JAR WITH HANDLES

ROMAN YELLOW JAR WITH HANDLES

ROMAN GLASS OINOCHOE

Roman Glass Oinochoe

ROMAN GLASS ZIG-ZAG JAR

Roman Glass zig-zag Jar

ROMAN GLOBULAR TRANSPARENT JUG

ROMAN COBALT BLUE ACETABULUM

ROMAN COBALT BLUE ACETABULUM

ROMAN GLASS CARCHESIUM

2016-Roman glass carchesium

GALLO-ROMAN PEAR-SHAPED GLASS JUG WITH THREAD

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