ROMAN PURPLE JUG86

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ROMAN PURPLE JUG

One-handled purple glass, pear-shaped body with swirling fluting on neck, continuing slightly into body; standing on green crimped cog-wheel foot; crimped green trail around cylindrical neck, funnel mouth, a ribbed, angled strap handle from rim to middle of the body

Ex priv. coll. M.Lohest, Belgium, 1950
H. 18 cm

3rd – 5th cent. AD

cf. The Constable-Maxwell Collection of Ancient Glass, Sotheby’s London, 4th June 1979, no. 257

 12.500

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