ROMAN GLASS SIDONIAN FLASK WITH SCROLL PATTERN, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

$3,600.00

Culture: Roman
Date: 1st Century A.D.
Medium: Glass
Condition: Intact, white weathering film. .
Provenance: Ex- Early European private collection, 1960s.
Dimensions: H. 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.)
Ref No.  RO1317

Description

The Sidonian mold-blown vase with vegetal scroll pattern in the center.The two trailed handles are made of white glass. The bulbous body rests on a low base with a flat bottom, where the seam of the two-part mold is visible, and has a cylindrical neck with a splayed and in-folded rim.

The middle of the body is decorated with a vine scroll, which is framed above and below by tongue patterns.

Cf. Toledo 1995, cat. no. 56, p. 153 (probably same mold); Corning Museum of Glass, 2001, cat. no. 512, pp. 42-43; Berlin, cat. no. 56, p. 39; Oppenlander, cat. no. 413, pp. 144 & 147; Smith, cat. no. 75, p. 61.