A SET OF THREE RARE EARLY ROMAN GLASS TUBES


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Glass: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1276998
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1st Century AD

This collection of three tubes or flasks were each free-blown using pale translucent glass to form vessels suitable for holding oils, perfumes and salves. Each flask is composed of an elongated cylindrical neck with an everted rim above a small body on a drop-shaped base.

In excellent condition with natural iridescence present.

Free display stand and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.

Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Israeli, “Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum”, p. 117, fig. 107