ROMAN GLASS JAR WITH WAVY TRAILING, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.

$1,200.00

Culture: Eastern Mediterranean
Date: Circa 4th Century A.D..
Medium: Glass
Condition: Intact, with fine weathering and iridescence
Provenance: Ex- Early private European collection formed in the 1960s-1970s; Private New Jersey collection.
Dimensions: H. 3 3/8 in. (8.4 cm.)
Ref No. RO1196

Description

Pale green glass, with a spherical body, concave bottom and a broad collared rim, a wavy zigzag trail on the lower part of the body and the regular horizontal trailing just above it.

Cf: For a related glass but with handles, see Ancient Glass in the Hermitage Museum, Nina Kunina, St. Petersburg 1997, no. 406, p. 333; Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum, Susan Auth, Newark 1976, no. 180, p. 142.