Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

CAST AND LATHE-CUT VESSELS OF THE HELLENISTIC AGE 330-30 B.C.

The objects below belong to a rare group of vessels made by casting in multipart molds by various methods, then meticulously ground and polished using lathes, abrasives, and hand tools. Some are decorated with lathe cut bands of grooves and ridges.

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