ROMAN AMBER CUP OR ACETABULUM

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ROMAN AMBER CUP OR ACETABULUM

Hemispherical body on pad base, slightly flaring to rounded rim with pinched-out ridge or tubular flange below

Ex priv. coll. F. of Surrey, UK 1960s; priv. coll. C.M., Netherlands, acq. 2010
H. 4,7 cm. Tiny chip from base, otherwise intact

1st cent. AD.

Cf. Oppenländer, RGM, Köln 1974-5, p. 108, no. 295; H.v. Rossum, Roman and Early Byzantine Glass, 2009, p. 20; Laméris, no. 63
Cf. J.W. Hayes, Roman and Pre-Roman Glass in the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto 1975, pp 58-59, p. 197, no. 146 c;
I. Isings, Roman Glass from Dated Finds, Groningen/Djakarta 1957, p. 90, form 70

 4.500

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