Roman Glass Carafe, 3rd/4th Century AD
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Glass: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1202021
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Pale blue Roman glass carafe with rounded body, the glass pinched out around the body to form eight vertical ribs with knobs. The flat base slightly incurved. The tall tubular neck fairly flaring to a plain rim.
Free-blown blue-green glass
H. 11.1 cm (4.4 in)
D. 8.1 cm (3.2 in)
Roman, 3rd/4th century AD
Intact with much iridescence. Superb quality and condition. Joining paper sheet reading: Sipsin 23.12.73, 350.-
Auction house Schwab German art market German auction house Schwab Ladenburg, Juni 2008 sale
Private collection, acquired prior to 1973
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed