EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN JANUS HEAD GLASS FLASK, CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

$7,500.00

Culture: Eastern Mediterranean
Date: 1st – 2nd Century A.D.
Medium: Glass
Condition: Intact, excellent condition with excessive weathering and iridescence.
Provenance: Ex- Early private American collection 1970s.
Dimensions: H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm.)
Ref No.  RO1153

Description

Mold blown in a two-part mold, made of aubergine glass color, the cylindrical neck, with everted rim and inward folded lip, the body in the form of a plump-faced youthful head, the two heads back to back, each with curly hair.
cf. Ancient Glass Formerly the Kofler-Truniger collection, Christie’s London, March 1985, lot 94; Luzern, no. 280